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 - 2012 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
45,300
*
149,300
44,800
*
148,300
39.1
*
34.1
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
1,753,000
*
5,058,000
13
*
7
Barley 8,000 4,000 38.3 Bu. 153,000 33
Oats * * * Bu. * *
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
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*
*
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*
*
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Bu.
Tons
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*
*
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*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 1,900 1,700 26.6 Tons 45,200 9
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
*
7,300
*
*
7,300
*
*
1,050
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
*
77,000
*
*
6
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans
* * * Cwt.
Cwt
* *
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

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*
*
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*
*
*
*
*
*
*
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
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13,000
*
13,000
1.42
*
1.40
Tons
Tons
Tons
18,500
*
18,500
33
*
24
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 51,000
31,500
*
21
21
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2013 4,100 20
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2012 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