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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
36.0
24.0
24.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
875,000
115,000
3,174,000
18
8
6
Barley 23,300 15,000 45.0 Bu. 676,000 14
Oats 2,900 1,200 48.0 Bu. 57,000 9
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
4,400
----
----
----
3,000
1,200
----
154.0
22.0
----
Bu.
Tons
----
463,000
26,000
----
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
----
----
----
49,000
26,000
23,000
1.59
2.00
1.20
Tons
Tons
Tons
78,000
51,000
27,000
29
31
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 49,500
31,000
100
23
20
21
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2008 5,300 18
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2007 500 23
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
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