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Valley County, Montana


        Valley County was created in 1893. Located
    in northeastern Montana, it stretches from the
    Canadian border on the north to its southern
    boundary along the Missouri River and Fort Peck
    Lake. The Milk River traverses the county
    diagonally. Valley County is one of the largest
    counties in the state. A good portion of the
    eastern half of the county is occupied by part
    of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. Glasgow
    is the county seat.
Crops - 2008 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
24,500
23,700
274,100
22,100
23,700
270,100
24.0
26.5
22.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
530,000
630,000
5,917,000
27
4
1
Barley 13,400 9,600 39.0 Bu. 372,000 22
Oats 2,100 900 64.0 Bu. 58,000 6
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
2,600
----
----
----
1,000
1,500
----
48.0
20.5
----
Bu.
Tons
----
48,000
31,000
----
*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
*
7,000
*
*
7,000
*
*
690
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
*
48,500
*
*
2
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans
* * * Cwt.
Cwt
* *
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

4,700
*
9,400
*  

4,200
*
7,700
*
9.5
*
360
*
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
39,000
*
2,734,000
*
1
*
1
*
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
71,000
49,000
22,000
1.90
2.10
1.45
Tons
Tons
Tons
134,900
102,500
32,400
7
8
7
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 64,000
44,000
*
16
9
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2009 2,000 34
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)
770
2,061,260
2,677
3,149,330