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Musselshell County, Montana


        Receiving its name from the Musselshell
    River that traverses it from east to west,
    Musselshell County is located just south of the
    geographical center of Montana. It was
    established in March 1911. The Bull Mountain
    Range comprises most of the southern
    portion of the county.
Crops - 2010 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
14,200
*
13,300
11,000
*
13,000
38.6
*
31.9
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
424,500
*
415,000
27
*
35
Barley * * * Bu. * *
Oats 1,500 500 55.0 Bu. 27,500 24
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
----
----
----
*
1,100
----
*
24.5
----
Bu.
Tons
----
*
27,000
----
*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
*
*
*
*
*
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans

*

*

*

Cwt.

*

*
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

*
*
*
*  

*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
40,000
30,000
10,000
2.05
2.10
1.90
Tons
Tons
Tons
82,000
63,000
19,000
33
29
38
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 46,000
27,500
*
26
25
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2011 3,100 24
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2010 100 31
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)
373
1,133,030
3,038
1,194,974