State Statisticsl Report Map  or  Names
Custer County, Montana


        Custer, one of the original counties of
    Montana, lies in the southeastern corner of the
    state. The county consists mainly of rolling
    country with pronounced breaks along the
    Yellowstone and Tongue Rivers. The Yellow-
    stone River cuts through the northwestern
    corner of Custer County, while the Tongue
    River cuts the southwestern corner to join
    the Yellowstone near Miles City. The Powder
    River runs the length of the eastern half of
    the county.
Crops - 2008 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
14,200
*
18,400
11,200
*
16,000
27.5
*
27.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
306,000
*
431,000
33
*
33
Barley 6,200 2,400 60.0 Bu. 145,000 35
Oats 1,700 700 50.0 Bu. 35,000 17
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
6,700
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----
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3,000
3,600
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147.0
24.0
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Bu.
Tons
----
440,000
86,000
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*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
600
*
*
600
*
*
2,580
*
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
15,500
*
*
8
*
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans
600 600 2,580 Cwt.
Cwt
15,500 8
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

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Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
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All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
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54,000
37,000
17,000
1.74
2.10
1.00
Tons
Tons
Tons
93,900
77,000
16,900
15
14
25
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 78,000
38,000
*
10
13
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2009 5,400 16
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2008 * *
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)
411
2,127,013
5,175
2,421,192