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Sheridan County, Montana


        Sheridan County lies in the extreme
    northeastern portion of Montana. It is mostly
    prairie and the land is three-fourths tillable.
    The soil is of glacier origin which provides a
    rich base for small grain production.
Crops - 2007 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
*
250,000
*
*
247,000
*
*
24
*
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
*
5,906,000
*
*
1
*
Barley 9,500 7,200 42 Bu. 304,000 22
Oats 3,100 1,100 55 Bu. 61,000 10
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
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Bu.
Tons
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*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Beans 1/ 6,300 6,000 1,250 Cwt. 75,200 1
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
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49,000
22,000
27,000
1.48
1.8
1.3
Tons
Tons
Tons
72,700
38,800
33,900
32
40
13
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 30,800
20,700
*
38
34
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2008 1,900 35
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2007 900 21
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)
626
1,046,892
1,672
1,073,010