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Carter County, Montana


            Carter County is situated in the extreme
    southeastern corner of the state, bordered on
    the east by South Dakota and to the south by
    Wyoming. The landscape is characterized
    largely by rolling prairie with the exception
    of some areas in the northwest and north
    central that are occupied by sections of the
    Custer National Forest. The Little Missouri
    River meanders through the southeastern corner
    of the county.
Crops - 2008 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
27,600
*
15,100
25,600
*
14,800
33.5
*
20.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
855,000
*
295,000
20
*
37
Barley 5,700 2,400 26.0 Bu. 62,000 43
Oats 1,700 800 48.0 Bu. 38,000 14
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
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*
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*
*
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Bu.
Tons
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*
*
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*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
*
*
*
*
*
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans
* * * Cwt.
Cwt
* *
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

*
*
*
*  

*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
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92,000
*
*
1.41
*
*
Tons
Tons
Tons
129,700
*
*
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, 2009 75,000
40,500
*
12
12
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2009 35,000 1
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2008 300 24
2/ That have calved. * Insufficient data for publication
Census of Agriculture - 2007 -
Number of Farms
Land in Farms (Acres)
Average Farm Size (Acres)
Total Land Area (Acres)
308
1,698,363
5,514
2,137,346