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Musselshell County, Montana


        Receiving its name from the Musselshell
    River that traverses it from east to west,
    Musselshell County is located just south of the
    geographical center of Montana. It was
    established in March 1911. The Bull Mountain
    Range comprises most of the southern
    portion of the county.
Crops - 2007 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
24,800
*
*
22,000
*
*
28.0
*
*
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
608,000
*
*
22
*
*
Barley 3,500 1,400 30.0 Bu. 42,000 46
Oats 1,100 500 56.0 Bu. 28,000 26
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
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Bu.
Tons
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Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Beans 1/ * * * Cwt. * *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
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33,000
27,000
6,000
1.79
1.80
1.70
Tons
Tons
Tons
59,000
49,000
10,000
39
33
46
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 40,500
22,500
*
29
30
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2008 3,700 25
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2007 100 30
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)
319
1,033,572
3,240
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