2019 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Montana
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Apr/09/2020

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation2,164
Farm Operations - Number of Operations26,800
Farm Operations - Acres Operated58,000,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2020 )1,428,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2020 )12,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2020 )2,500,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2020 )50,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2020 )200,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2019 )210,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head21,583
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb259,000,000
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
WHEAT5,450,0005,175,00042.4 BU / ACRE219,265,000 BU4.65 $ / BU1,022,114,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)2,900,0002,760,00037 BU / ACRE102,120,000 BU4.85 $ / BU495,282,000
WHEAT, WINTER2,000,0001,900,00050 BU / ACRE95,000,000 BU4.45 $ / BU422,750,000
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM550,000515,00043 BU / ACRE22,145,000 BU4.7 $ / BU104,082,000
HAY
HAY3,000,0002.08 TONS / ACRE6,225,000 TONS146 $ / TON907,755,000
HAY, ALFALFA2,100,0002.15 TONS / ACRE4,515,000 TONS145 $ / TON654,675,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)900,0001.9 TONS / ACRE1,710,000 TONS148 $ / TON253,080,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE907,755,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA130,000654,675,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)253,080,000
BARLEY
BARLEY920,000740,00059 BU / ACRE43,660,000 BU4.4 $ / BU192,104,000
PEAS
PEAS, DRY EDIBLE530,000500,0002,030 LB / ACRE10,150,000 CWT9.14 $ / CWT92,771,000
LENTILS
LENTILS295,000255,0001,290 LB / ACRE3,290,000 CWT13.4 $ / CWT44,086,000
CANOLA
CANOLA150,000138,0001,450 LB / ACRE200,100,000 LB14.7 $ / CWT29,415,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN60,00095 BU / ACRE5,700,000 BU4.2 $ / BU23,940,000
CORN115,000
CORN, SILAGE50,00023 TONS / ACRE1,150,000 TONS
FLAXSEED
FLAXSEED99,00089,00015 BU / ACRE1,335,000 BU8.45 $ / BU11,281,000
SAFFLOWER
SAFFLOWER53,00043,000840 LB / ACRE36,120,000 LB17.5 $ / CWT6,321,000
OATS
OATS70,00024,00055 BU / ACRE1,320,000 BU2.75 $ / BU3,630,000
CHICKPEAS
CHICKPEAS199,000179,0001,400 LB / ACRE2,505,000 CWT
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS41,80036,50031.6 TONS / ACRE1,153,000 TONS
LEGUMES
LEGUMES, ALFALFA, SEED4,000464 LB / ACRE1,857,000 LB
(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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