State Statisticsl Report Map  or  Names
Sweetgrass County, Montana


       Sweet Grass County is found in the south central
   portion of Montana. The Yellowstone River flows
   from west to east through the center of the county.
   The Boulder River enters the county from the south
   and joins the Yellowstone River at Big Timber.
   The northwest corner of Sweet Grass County
   contains part of the Gallatin National Forest,
   while another section of the same forest blankets
   the southern quarter of the county. A section
   of the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness is also
   contained in that southern portion of the county.
Crops - 2008 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
2,100
*
3,800
2,100
*
3,800
37.0
*
25.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
78,000
*
95,000
43
*
47
Barley 1,100 500 50.0 Bu. 25,000 48
Oats 1,300 1,000 35.0 Bu. 35,000 17
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
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*
*
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*
*
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Bu.
Tons
----
*
*
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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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----
----
29,000
23,000
6,000
1.70
1.70
1.65
Tons
Tons
Tons
49,200
39,400
9,800
34
30
40
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 42,000
23,000
*
30
31
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2009 6,200 13
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)
355
812,759
2,289
1,187,253