State Statisticsl Report Map  or  Names
Yellowstone County, Montana


        Located in south central Montana, Yellow-
    stone County is bisected lengthwise by the north-
    easterly flowing Yellowstone River. The Yellow-
    stone Valley extends through the county, flanked
    by benchlands. The Crow Indian Reservation
    reaches into the southeastern corner. Billings,
    the largest city in the state, is located here
    here making the county foremost commercially
    and industrially in southeastern Montana.
Crops - 2008 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
78,900
*
23,400
76,900
*
23,100
33.0
*
30.5
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
2,534,000
*
702,000
11
*
23
Barley 21,500 20,100 83.0 Bu. 1,675,000 5
Oats * * * Bu. * *
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
14,000
----
----
----
4,800
9,100
----
157.0
25.5
----
Bu.
Tons
----
755,000
232,000
----
*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 6,700 6,000 25.9 Tons 155,200 2
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
----
----
----
54,000
41,000
13,000
1.85
2.05
1.25
Tons
Tons
Tons
99,800
83,700
16,100
14
13
26
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 90,000
33,000
500
4
16
7
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2009 3,300 27
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)
1,407
1,615,769
1,148
1,686,490