State Statisticsl Report Map  or  Names
Hill County, Montana


        Hill County is located along the Montana/
    Canadian border midway between the east and
    west borders of the state. The county is traversed
    by the Milk River which empties into the Fresno
    Reservoir at the Fresno Dam near the county's
    center. At the tip of the Fresno Reservoir,
    the Milk River turns north, continues through
    Hill County and on into Canada. A major
    portion of the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation
    is located in the southeastern corner of the
    county. A portion of the Bear Paw Mountains
    occupies the southeastern corner as well.
Crops - 2008 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
320,900
3,000
118,500
307,800
2,900
116,500
42.0
39.5
29.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
12,867,000
114,000
3,355,000
2
14
3
Barley 16,000 15,100 48.0 Bu. 719,000 15
Oats 1,500 600 50.0 Bu. 30,000 19
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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21,000
8,000
13,000
1.12
1.25
1.05
Tons
Tons
Tons
23,600
9,800
13,800
52
52
33
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 26,000
*
*
39
*
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2009 1,000 41
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)
854
1,697,232
1,987
1,853,670