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Richland County, Montana


        Richland County occupies acres of prairie
    along the Montana/North Dakota border in
    northeastern Montana. The entire northern
    boundary of the county is defined by a section
    of the Missouri River, while the Yellowstone
    River cuts across the southeastern corner.
    Richland County was established in May 1914,
    and claims Sidney as the county seat.
Crops - 2008 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
15,800
22,200
144,500
10,600
18,400
132,200
13.5
17.0
16.5
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
145,000
312,000
2,174,000
39
6
12
Barley 37,000 33,700 47.0 Bu. 1,586,000 7
Oats 6,600 1,900 34.0 Bu. 65,000 4
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
10,200
----
----
----
5,900
4,300
----
143.0
19.0
----
Bu.
Tons
----
846,000
81,000
----
*
*
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

*
*
*
4,100  

*
*
*
3,800
*
*
*
470
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
*
*
*
1,767,000
*
*
*
5
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
55,000
31,000
24,000
1.70
2.15
1.15
Tons
Tons
Tons
93,600
66,000
27,600
16
18
9
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 66,000
*
*
15
*
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2009 4,600 19
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)
548
1,279,300
2,334
1,333,850