2018 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Montana
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Dec/14/2019

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation2,156
Farm Operations - Number of Operations26,900
Farm Operations - Acres Operated58,000,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )1,448,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )12,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )2,500,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )40,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2019 )215,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2018 )192,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head22,833
Milk - Production, Measured in $43,840,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb274,000,000
County outlines for MONTANA

Crops - Planted, Harvested, Yield, Production, Price (MYA), Value of Production
Sorted by Value of Production in Dollars
CommodityPlanted All Purpose AcresHarvested AcresYieldProductionPrice per UnitValue of Production in Dollars
WHEAT
WHEAT5,390,0005,165,00038.3 BU / ACRE197,630,000 BU5.24 $ / BU1,054,840,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)2,900,0002,820,00034 BU / ACRE95,880,000 BU5.37 $ / BU527,340,000
WHEAT, WINTER1,650,0001,570,00050 BU / ACRE78,500,000 BU5.13 $ / BU404,275,000
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM840,000775,00030 BU / ACRE23,250,000 BU5.34 $ / BU123,225,000
HAY
HAY2,900,0001.93 TONS / ACRE5,595,000 TONS145 $ / TON799,160,000
HAY, ALFALFA1,900,0002.05 TONS / ACRE3,895,000 TONS148 $ / TON576,460,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)1,000,0001.7 TONS / ACRE1,700,000 TONS132 $ / TON222,700,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE799,160,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA115,000
BARLEY
BARLEY790,000600,00056 BU / ACRE33,600,000 BU4.62 $ / BU157,920,000
LENTILS
LENTILS500,000450,0001,080 LB / ACRE4,860,000 CWT14.1 $ / CWT73,872,000
POTATOES
POTATOES11,10011,100350 CWT / ACRE3,885,000 CWT12.9 $ / CWT50,117,000
PEAS
PEAS, DRY EDIBLE335,000310,0001,620 LB / ACRE5,022,000 CWT9.56 $ / CWT48,814,000
PEAS, AUSTRIAN WINTER12,0008,000950 LB / ACRE76,000 CWT(D) $ / CWT(D)
CORN
CORN, GRAIN68,00085 BU / ACRE5,780,000 BU3.79 $ / BU20,230,000
CORN, SILAGE37,00020 TONS / ACRE740,000 TONS
CORN115,000
CANOLA
CANOLA120,000116,0001,120 LB / ACRE129,920,000 LB14.1 $ / CWT19,394,000
SAFFLOWER
SAFFLOWER42,00036,000990 LB / ACRE35,640,000 LB22 $ / CWT7,841,000
FLAXSEED
FLAXSEED39,00037,00017 BU / ACRE629,000 BU8.89 $ / BU5,661,000
OATS
OATS70,00023,00043 BU / ACRE989,000 BU2.71 $ / BU2,868,000
CHICKPEAS
CHICKPEAS390,000382,0001,350 LB / ACRE5,138,000 CWT
LEGUMES
LEGUMES, ALFALFA, SEED7,700398 LB / ACRE3,063,000 LB
LEGUMES, ALFALFA, IRRIGATED, SEED6,000485 LB / ACRE2,910,000 LB
LEGUMES, ALFALFA, NON-IRRIGATED, SEED1,70090 LB / ACRE153,000 LB
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS43,50042,40031.1 TONS / ACRE1,319,000 TONS
(NA) Not Available
(D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations
(S) Insufficient number of reports to establish an estimate
(X) Not Applicable
(Z) Less than half the rounding unit


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