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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
*
*
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
608,000
*
*
22
*
*
Barley 3,500 1,400 30 Bu. 42,000 46
Oats 1,100 500 58 Bu. 29,000 27
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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31,000
25,000
6,000
1.74
1.8
1.7
Tons
Tons
Tons
54,000
44,000
10,000
40
36
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 53,800
30,100
*
20
20
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2008 4,800 22
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)
319
1,033,572
3,240
1,194,974