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Richland County, Montana


        Richland County occupies acres of prairie
    along the Montana/North Dakota border in
    northeastern Montana. The entire northern
    boundary of the county is defined by a section
    of the Missouri River, while the Yellowstone
    River cuts across the southeastern corner.
    Richland County was established in May 1914,
    and claims Sidney as the county seat.
Crops - 2010 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
9,300
10,000
157,100
8,900
10,000
154,000
40.2
36.8
37.2
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
358,000
368,000
5,725,000
30
8
7
Barley 21,000 18,500 76.4 Bu. 1,414,000 9
Oats 6,800 1,800 65.0 Bu. 117,000 2
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
8,100
----
----
----
3,700
4,400
----
139.2
20.0
----
Bu.
Tons
----
515,000
89,000
----
*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 12,600 12,600 27.9 Tons 351,000 *
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
800
*
*
800
*
*
2,500
*
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
20,000
*
*
*
*
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans

800

800

2,500

Cwt.

20,000

*
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

*
*
*
4,200  

*
*
*
4,100
*
*
*
1,110
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
*
*
*
4,570,000
*
*
*
*
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
80,000
52,000
28,000
2.33
2.60
1.85
Tons
Tons
Tons
186,000
134,000
52,000
7
10
5
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 63,000
*
*
15
*
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2011 4,200 19
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2010 * *
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)
548
1,279,300
2,334
1,333,850