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McCone County, Montana


        McCone County is situated in the north-
    eastern section of Montana with the Missouri
    River defining its northern border. A leg of
    the Fort Peck Lake lies just on the western
    boundary of the county. The county is
    characterized mostly by plains, although the
    land along the northern boundary is broken up
    by the Missouri Breaks along the river. The
    county was established in April 1919.
Crops - 2008 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
44,100
13,100
183,600
36,400
12,300
173,500
27.5
23.5
19.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
1,003,000
286,000
3,308,000
17
7
4
Barley 19,300 13,500 26.0 Bu. 354,000 23
Oats * * * Bu. * *
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
----
----
----
*
*
----
*
*
----
Bu.
Tons
----
*
*
----
*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
*
2,600
*
*
2,600
*
*
710
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
*
18,400
*
*
4
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans
* * * Cwt.
Cwt
* *
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

*
*
*
700  

*
*
*
700
*
*
*
860
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
*
*
*
599,000
*
*
*
8
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
44,000
19,000
25,000
0.92
1.05
0.80
Tons
Tons
Tons
40,400
19,800
20,600
41
47
19
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 33,000
25,000
*
35
28
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2009 6,300 10
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)
489
1,506,824
3,081
1,691,234