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Sheridan County, Montana


        Sheridan County lies in the extreme
    northeastern portion of Montana. It is mostly
    prairie and the land is three-fourths tillable.
    The soil is of glacier origin which provides a
    rich base for small grain production.
Crops - 2008 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
9,500
278,100
48,000
9,200
274,100
47,000
25.0
18.0
14.5
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
230,000
4,935,000
675,000
36
1
24
Barley 7,800 6,300 34.0 Bu. 216,000 30
Oats * * * Bu. * *
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
----
----
----
*
*
----
*
*
----
Bu.
Tons
----
*
*
----
*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
1,300
45,000
*
1,300
43,700
*
1,290
940
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
16,800
410,000
*
7
1
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans
1,300 1,300 1,290 Cwt.
Cwt
16,800 7
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

*
*
4,700
*  

*
*
4,500
*
*
*
450
*
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
*
*
2,016,000
*
*
*
2
*
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
42,000
*
*
0.87
*
*
Tons
Tons
Tons
36,500
*
*
42
*
*
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 25,500
16,200
*
41
39
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2009 1,600 38
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)
602
1,065,503
1,770
1,072,949