State Statistical Report Map  or  Names
Pondera County, Montana


        Pondera County was established in April 1919
    from land in north central Montana. It's western
    border is marked by the Continental Divide of
    the Rocky Mountains, and a section of the Lewis
    and Clark National Forest makes up the western
    corner of the county. Although smaller in size
    than many of the counties, Pondera County is
    big on crop production.
Crops - 2007 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
134,000
5,700
43,000
133,000
5,700
41,000
33
38
26
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
4,449,000
215,000
1,072,000
7
6
16
Barley 86,000 76,000 42 Bu. 3,221,000 2
Oats 700 500 53 Bu. 26,500 29
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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32,000
22,000
10,000
1.96
2.2
1.5
Tons
Tons
Tons
62,800
47,600
15,200
36
33
37
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 34,700
20,400
900
34
36
5
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2008 5,800 18
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2007 26,900 1
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)
520
900,107
1,731
1,039,807