State Statisticsl Report Map  or  Names
Valley County, Montana


        Valley County was created in 1893. Located
    in northeastern Montana, it stretches from the
    Canadian border on the north to its southern
    boundary along the Missouri River and Fort Peck
    Lake. The Milk River traverses the county
    diagonally. Valley County is one of the largest
    counties in the state. A good portion of the
    eastern half of the county is occupied by part
    of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. Glasgow
    is the county seat.
Crops - 2011 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
13,100
15,300
221,200
11,800
14,800
214,700
40.5
32.0
28.9
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
478,000
473,000
6,200,000
26
4
1
Barley 5,700 2,500 25.6 Bu. 64,000 37
Oats * * * Bu. * *
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
----
----
----
*
*
----
*
*
----
Bu.
Tons
----
*
*
----
*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
600
15,400
*
600
13,700
*
1,670
930
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
10,000
127,000
*
9
5
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans

600

600

1,670

Cwt.

10,000

9
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

*
*
*
*  

*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
*
68,000
17,000
*
2.20
1.70
Tons
Tons
Tons
*
150,000
29,000
*
6
11
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 61,000
43,000
*
16
9
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2012 1,800 33
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2011 200 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)
770
2,061,260
2,677
3,149,330