State Statisticsl Report Map  or  Names
Custer County, Montana


        Custer, one of the original counties of
    Montana, lies in the southeastern corner of the
    state. The county consists mainly of rolling
    country with pronounced breaks along the
    Yellowstone and Tongue Rivers. The Yellow-
    stone River cuts through the northwestern
    corner of Custer County, while the Tongue
    River cuts the southwestern corner to join
    the Yellowstone near Miles City. The Powder
    River runs the length of the eastern half of
    the county.
Crops - 2012 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
14,200
*
8,700
12,750
*
6,700
23.5
*
31.8
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
299,000
*
213,000
35
*
37
Barley 4,000 1,000 57.0 Bu. 57,000 44
Oats * * * Bu. * *
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
10,900
----
----
----
7,200
3,700
----
136.1
22.0
----
Bu.
Tons
----
980,000
82,000
----
2
3
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
*
*
*
*
*
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans
* * * Cwt.
Cwt
* *
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

*
*
*
*  

*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
33,000
28,000
5,000
2.17
2.35
1.10
Tons
Tons
Tons
71,500
66,000
5,500
24
19
53
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, 2013 78,000
38,500
*
10
13
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2013 4,500 17
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2012 * *
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)
411
2,127,013
5,175
2,421,192