State Statisticsl Report Map  or  Names
Ravalli County, Montana


        The entire western boundary and half of
    the southern boundary of Ravalli County
    comprise a part of the Montana/Idaho border.
    The county occupies land in western Montana.
    Much of this land is the Bitterroot National
    Forest. The Bitterroot River runs through the
    center of the county from its northern to its
   southern border, through what is known as the
    Bitterroot Valley. The Bitterroot Mountain
    range, which is part of the Selway-Bitterroot
    Wilderness Area lies on the western border of
    the county.
Crops - 2008 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
*
*
2,100
*
*
2,100
*
*
35.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
*
*
74,000
*
*
50
Barley 1,100 800 76.0 Bu. 61,000 44
Oats 600 300 100.0 Bu. 30,000 19
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
----
----
----
16,500
8,500
8,000
2.65
3.45
1.80
Tons
Tons
Tons
43,800
29,300
14,500
38
39
31
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 38,000
15,500
1,500
34
40
2
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2009 4,200 21
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2008 200 26
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)
1,532
262,872
172
1,530,252