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Dawson County, Montana


        Dawson County occupies land in east central
    Montana. The Yellowstone River flows through
    the southern half of the county. The land
    immediately adjacent to the river and its
    tributaries is hilly and broken, while a
    portion of the Big Sheep Mountain range is
    situated in the northwestern section.
Crops - 2009 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
40,000
*
129,800
38,000
*
128,800
34.5
*
27.5
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
1,305,000
*
3,556,000
16
*
7
Barley 16,000 7,000 45.0 Bu. 315,000 26
Oats 2,800 1,000 39.0 Bu. 39,000 16
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
3,700
----
----
----
2,000
1,700
----
133.0
22.5
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Bu.
Tons
----
265,000
38,000
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*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
1,800
2,500
*
1,800
2,000
*
2,440
740
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
44,000
14,800
*
*
*
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans
1,800 1,800 2,440 Cwt.
Cwt
44,000 *
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

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Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
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All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
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*
27,000
*
*
1.75
*
Tons
Tons
Tons
*
47,000
*
*
31
*
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, 2010 50,000
30,500
*
21
21
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2010 4,800 18
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2009 400 25
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)
535
1,378,564
2,577
1,518,815