State Statisticsl Report Map  or  Names
Sheridan County, Montana


        Sheridan County lies in the extreme
    northeastern portion of Montana. It is mostly
    prairie and the land is three-fourths tillable.
    The soil is of glacier origin which provides a
    rich base for small grain production.
Crops - 2012 Acres
Planted
Acres
Harvested
Yield Unit Production Rank
Winter Wheat
Durum Wheat
Other Spring Wheat
*
285,000
52,200
*
283,000
51,700
*
26.7
30.4
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
*
7,558,000
1,573,000
*
1
15
Barley 5,000 4,000 64.5 Bu. 258,000 30
Oats * * * Bu. * *
Corn
    For Grain
    For Silage
*
----
----
----
*
*
----
*
*
----
Bu.
Tons
----
*
*
----
*
*
Potatoes * * * Cwt. * *
Sugar Beets * * * Tons * *
Dry Peas
   Lentils
   Austrian Winter Peas
3,400
66,100
*
3,300
65,700
*
1,580
1,240
*
Cwt
Cwt
Cwt
52,000
817,000
*
2
1
*
Dry Beans 1/
   Pinto Beans
3,400 3,300 1,580 Cwt.
Cwt
52,000 2
Flaxseed
Canola
Mustard Seed
Safflower

*
2,900
*
*  

*
2,800
*
*
*
880
*
*
Bu
Lbs
Lbs
Lbs
*
2,460,000
*
*
*
8
*
*
All Hay
    Alfalfa
    All Other
----
----
----
27,000
27,000
*
1.41
1.40
*
Tons
Tons
Tons
38,000
38,000
*
25
28
*
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 25,500
16,300
*
40
39
*
All Sheep & Lambs January 1, 2013 1,300 38
Hogs & Pigs December 1, 2012 1,200 16
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)
602
1,065,503
1,770
1,072,949