State Statistical Report Map  or  Names
Dawson County, Montana


        Dawson County occupies land in east central
    Montana. The Yellowstone River flows through
    the southern half of the county. The land
    immediately adjacent to the river and its
    tributaries is hilly and broken, while a
    portion of the Big Sheep Mountain range is
    situated in the northwestern section.
Crops - 2007 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
24,500
4,800
135,000
24,300
4,800
134,000
36
24
24
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
875,000
115,000
3,174,000
18
8
6
Barley 23,300 15,000 45 Bu. 676,000 14
Oats 2,900 1,200 53 Bu. 63,000 7
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
4,400
----
----
----
3,000
1,200
----
148
25
----
Bu.
Tons
----
443,000
30,000
----
5
9
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 2,360 2,360 22.7 Tons 53,500 7
Dry Beans 1/ 600 600 2,220 Cwt. 13,300 8
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
47,000
24,000
23,000
1.57
2.0
1.2
Tons
Tons
Tons
74,000
47,000
27,000
31
34
22
1/ Yield is in pounds, production is in hundredweight. *Either zero or insufficient data for publication.
Livestock Reference Date Number of Head Rank
All Cattle & Calves
    Beef Cows & Heifers 2/
    Milk Cows & Heifers 2/
January 1, 2008 45,900
28,700
*
27
23
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2008 6,300 14
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2007 * *
2/ That have calved. * Insufficient data for publication
Census of Agriculture - 2002 -
Number of Farms
Land in Farms (Acres)
Average Farm Size (Acres)
Total Land Area (Acres)
522
1,410,885
2,703
1,518,808