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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 - 2010 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
19,000
*
158,300
17,200
*
154,200
43.0
*
37.7
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
740,000
*
5,813,000
21
*
6
Barley 15,000 7,000 49.0 Bu. 343,000 25
Oats 2,700 1,500 44.7 Bu. 67,000 4
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
3,100
----
----
----
1,800
*
----
146.1
*
----
Bu.
Tons
----
263,000
*
----
*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 1,700 1,600 25.6 Tons 41,000 *
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
2,500
5,200
*
2,500
5,200
*
2,600
1,630
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
65,000
85,000
*
*
*
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans

2,500

2,500

2,600

Cwt.

65,000

*
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

*
*
*
*  

*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
57,000
31,000
26,000
2.02
2.25
1.75
Tons
Tons
Tons
115,000
70,000
45,000
21
25
9
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, 2011 49,000
31,000
*
21
21
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2011 4,400 18
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2010 400 24
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