State Statisticsl Report Map  or  Names
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 - 2011 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
*
*
131,700
*
*
130,700
*
*
29.0
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
*
*
3,789,000
*
*
7
Barley 8,700 4,500 41.6 Bu. 187,000 28
Oats 2,600 1,800 36.7 Bu. 66,000 4
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
3,000
----
----
----
1,900
*
----
167.4
*
----
Bu.
Tons
----
318,000
*
----
6
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 2,100 2,100 25.2 Tons 53,000 7
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
1,700
6,000
*
1,650
5,800
*
2,090
1,410
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
34,500
82,000
*
2
6
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans

1,700

1,650

2,090

Cwt.

34,500

2
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

*
*
*
*  

*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
*
33,000
*
*
1.90
*
Tons
Tons
Tons
*
63,000
*
*
27
*
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, 2012 49,000
30,500
*
21
21
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2012 4,300 19
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2011 400 21
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