State Statistical Report Map  or  Names
Richland County, Montana


        Richland County occupies acres of prairie
    along the Montana/North Dakota border in
    northeastern Montana. The entire northern
    boundary of the county is defined by a section
    of the Missouri River, while the Yellowstone
    River cuts across the southeastern corner.
    Richland County was established in May 1914,
    and claims Sidney as the county seat.
Crops - 2007 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
11,800
16,200
133,000
11,600
14,500
130,000
32
26
26
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
367,000
377,000
3,322,000
32
5
5
Barley 29,000 25,000 62 Bu. 1,540,000 4
Oats 7,600 3,700 43 Bu. 159,000 1
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
9,400
----
----
----
4,700
4,700
----
144
22
----
Bu.
Tons
----
675,000
102,000
----
2
3
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 13,900 13,840 24.0 Tons 331,500 1
Dry Beans 1/ * * * Cwt. * *
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
59,000
34,000
25,000
1.96
2.3
1.5
Tons
Tons
Tons
115,800
79,000
36,800
18
20
9
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 56,800
27,500
*
18
26
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2008 7,200 9
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)
587
1,201,436
2,047
1,333,818