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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 - 2012 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
24,500
2,700
159,000
23,300
2,700
157,500
34.2
28.5
25.9
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
798,000
77,000
4,074,000
20
16
9
Barley 20,000 17,000 64.9 Bu. 1,104,000 11
Oats * * * Bu. * *
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
8,300
----
----
----
3,600
4,500
----
90.8
17.0
----
Bu.
Tons
----
327,000
77,000
----
8
4
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets 13,500 * 27.4 Tons 364,000 1
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
*
*
*
*
*
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans
* * * Cwt.
Cwt
* *
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

*
*
*
3,800  

*
*
*
3,800
*
*
*
1,030
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
*
*
*
3,920,000
*
*
*
1
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
55,000
30,000
25,000
1.67
1.80
1.50
Tons
Tons
Tons
92,000
54,000
38,000
17
22
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, 2013 66,000
*
*
15
*
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2013 4,200 19
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)
548
1,279,300
2,334
1,333,850