ALFALFA SEED
Acreage, Production, Price, and Total Value, Montana, USA

Last updated February 2, 2011
Year Total Irrigated Non-Irrigated
  Production Value
Har-
vested
Acres
(000)
Yield
Per
Acre
Pounds
(Cleaned)
Total
Pounds
(000)
Price
Per Lb
Dols
Value of
Production
(000) Dols
Har-
vested
Acres
(000)
Yield
Per
Acre
Pounds
(Cleaned)
Har-
vested
Acres
(000)
Yield
Per
Acre
Pounds
(Cleaned)
Alfalfa seed data funding provided by the Montana Alfalfa Seed Committee in cooperation with the Montana Department of Agriculture.
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
7.0
7.1
8.9
12.2
10.7
465
459
383
360
399
3,258
3,261
3,407
4,392
4,270
1.66
1.94
1.95
1.34
1.13
5,408
6,326
6,644
5,885
4,825
6.6
5.9
6.1
7.0
6.5
486
499
507
533
518
0.4
1.2
2.8
5.2
4.2
125
262
112
127
215
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001
6.1
5.8
6.2
6.7
9.0
413
382
335
296
367
2,519
2,214
2,075
1,980
3,300
1.13
0.99
1.01
1.15
1.27
2,846
2,192
2,096
2,277
4,191
5.1
3.9
4.1
5.0
6.7
450
532
460
370
477
1.0
1.9
2.1
1.7
2.3
224
73
90
78
44
2000
1999
1998
1997
1996
19.0
20.0
18.0
13.5
11.5
277
265
275
262
440
5,260
5,300
4,950
3,540
5,060
1.19
1.20
1.20
1.25
1.18
6,259
6,360
5,940
4,425
5,971
11.5
11.0
11.2
8.5
8.7
391
404
375
368
533
7.5
9.0
6.8
5.0
2.8
101
95
110
82
150
1995
1994
1993
1992
1991
12.3
15.0
7.5
9.5
20.0
280
390
160
265
270
3,450
5,850
1,200
2,520
5,390
1.07
0.91
0.97
0.96
0.96
3,692
5,324
1,164
2,419
5,174
7.1
8.0
5.3
5.8
8.0
369
582
177
366
475
5.2
7.0
2.2
3.7
12.0
160
170
118
108
133
1990
1989
1988
1987
1986
26.0
10.0
18.7
--
--
265
225
284
--
--
6,890
2,250
5,320
3,139
1,449
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
8.5
6.8
10.6
--
--
544
289
441
--
--
17.5
3.2
8.1
--
--
130
90
80
--
--
1985
1984
11
28
215
155
2,365
4,309
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
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Year Total Irrigated Non-Irrigated
  Production Value
Har-
vested
Acres
(000)
Yield
Per
Acre
Pounds
(Cleaned)
Total
Pounds
(000)
Price
Per Cwt
Dols.
Value of
Production
(000) Dols
Har-
vested
Acres
(000)
Yield
Per
Acre
Pounds
(Cleaned)
Har-
vested
Acres
(000)
Yield
Per
Acre
Pounds
(Cleaned)
1981 34 135 4,590 75.00 3,443 --- -- -- --
1980
1979
1978
1977
1976
35
42
26
39
24
120
140
85
90
100
4,200
5,880
2,210
3,510
2,400
90.00
85.00
100.00
105.00
93.50
3,780
4,998
2,210
3,686
2,244
--
11.6
6.5
9.9
6.5
--
225
133
114
114
--
30.4
19.5
29.1
17.5
--
107
69
82
95
1975
1974
1973
1972
1971
12
30
30
12
25
85
90
105
80
95
1,020
2,700
3,150
960
2,375
53.00
61.00
94.00
41.70
25.60
541
1,647
2,961
400
608
3.0
8.0
11.0
2.0
6.0
124
109
117
98
116
9.0
22.0
19.0
10.0
19.0
72
83
98
76
89
1970
1969
1968
1967
1966
50
21
31
36
40
110
90
65
85
100
5,500
1,890
2,015
3,060
4,000
27.30
34.10
32.70
41.00
33.90
1,502
644
659
1,255
1,356
13.0
9.5
9.0
13.2
12.0
131
133
90
122
142
37.0
11.5
22.0
22.8
28.0
103
55
55
64
82
1965
1964
1963
1962
1961
27
48
80
13
34
85
110
135
40
80
2,295
5,280
10,800
520
2,720
34.00
26.10
24.20
42.10
36.60
780
1,378
2,614
219
996
7.6
10.6
24.8
4.7
13.0
98
137
165
56
93
19.4
37.4
55.2
8.3
21.0
80
102
122
31
72
1960
1959
1958
1957
1956
53
43
49
71
60
100
86
85
100
95
5,300
3,698
4,165
7,100
5,700
22.70
27.20
23.80
24.30
33.10
1,203
1,006
991
1,725
1,887
20.4
14.8
19.5
23.4
19.3
112
107
108
119
108
32.6
28.2
29.5
47.6
40.7
92
75
70
91
89
1955
1954
1953
1952
1951
88
72
78
93
95
110
115
74
84
62
9,680
8,280
5,772
7,800
5,900
17.90
37.20
21.30
32.40
56.50
1,733
3,080
1,229
2,527
3,334
37.1
20.1
25.4
27.8
37.7
127
145
99
111
76
50.9
51.9
52.6
65.2
57.3
98
103
62
72
53
1950
1949
1948
1947
1946
87
86
67
70
93
72
110
70
84
66
6,300
9,500
4,700
5,900
6,100
52.50
41.80
49.30
34.50
40.50
3,308
3,971
2,317
2,036
2,470
30.1
39.0
32.1
36.7
38.7
99
145
87
99
78
56.9
47.0
34.9
33.3
54.3
58
81
55
68
57
1945
1944
1943
1942
1941
76
100
79
73
69
78
54
75
78
96
5,900
5,400
5,900
5,700
6,600
35.50
36.20
35.50
32.50
21.70
2,094
1,955
2,094
1,852
1,432
37.6
45.0
34.0
28.0
28.0
97
67
90
86
109
38.4
55.0
38.0
45.0
41.0
59
43
75
73
87
1940
1939
1938
1937
1936
76
51
24
12
4
140
115
100
82
130
10,600
5,900
2,400
984
520
15.20
18.50
19.90
27.00
22.50
1,611
1,092
478
266
117
34.0
22.0
10.0
5.0
3.0
160
145
121
107
146
42.0
29.0
14.0
7.0
1.0
123
93
85
64
82
1935
1934
1933
1932
1931
26
38
60
22
36
87
100
130
66
71
2,262
3,800
7,800
1,452
2,556
14.80
21.70
10.00
11.10
11.20
335
825
780
161
286
6.0
11.0
18.0
4.0
9.0
112
122
172
98
101
20.0
27.0
42.0
18.0
27.0
78
91
112
59
61
1930
1929
1928
1927
1926
69
76
55
41
49
135
97
100
92
105
9,315
7,372
5,500
3,772
5,145
18.10
19.20
22.50
18.00
17.10
1,686
1,415
1,238
679
880
21.0
6.0
--
--
--
178
135
--
--
--
48.0
70.0
--
--
--
116
94
--
--
--
1925
1924
1923
1922
1921
37
19
13
10
10
110
125
100
145
135
4,070
2,375
1,300
1,450
1,350
19.20
20.40
20.30
19.70
16.20
781
484
264
286
219
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--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
1920
1919
10
10
100
110
1,000
1,100
18.50
31.00
185
341
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