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Garfield County, Montana


        Garfield County lies in east central Montana
    and the landscape is generally rolling. The
    entire northern and half of the eastern
    boundaries are comprised of the Fort Peck Lake.
    The Musselshell River makes up the western
    boundary. Portions of the Charles M. Russell
    National Wildlife Refuge lie along the banks of
    Fort Peck Lake within the county. The Fort
    Peck Dam makes up a section of the extreme
    northeastern boundary.
Crops - 2008 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
*
*
*
*
*
*
Barley * * * Bu. * *
Oats 1,400 1,300 39.0 Bu. 51,000 9
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
----
----
----
*
*
----
*
*
----
Bu.
Tons
----
*
*
----
*
*
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
----
----
----
61,000
31,000
30,000
1.15
1.25
1.00
Tons
Tons
Tons
69,900
39,200
30,700
27
31
8
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
45,500
*
12
7
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2009 22,000 2
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2008 100 31
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)
288
2,391,958
8,305
2,987,498