2021 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Montana
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Nov/30/2022

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation2,137
Farm Operations - Number of Operations27,100
Farm Operations - Acres Operated57,900,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )1,299,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )11,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )2,200,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )43,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2022 )190,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2021 )225,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head22,091
Milk - Production, Measured in $43,983,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb243,000,000
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
WHEAT5,520,0004,530,00022.2 BU / ACRE100,610,000 BU8.84 $ / BU832,314,000
WHEAT, WINTER1,950,0001,730,00031 BU / ACRE53,630,000 BU7.66 $ / BU391,499,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)2,900,0002,180,00017 BU / ACRE37,060,000 BU8.89 $ / BU316,863,000
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM670,000620,00016 BU / ACRE9,920,000 BU13.5 $ / BU123,952,000
HAY
HAY2,290,0001.57 TONS / ACRE3,597,000 TONS223 $ / TON755,328,000
HAY, ALFALFA1,550,0001.7 TONS / ACRE2,635,000 TONS228 $ / TON563,890,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)740,0001.3 TONS / ACRE962,000 TONS207 $ / TON191,438,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE755,328,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA80,000563,890,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)191,438,000
BARLEY
BARLEY970,000650,00038 BU / ACRE24,700,000 BU6.27 $ / BU122,313,000
LENTILS
LENTILS530,000380,000530 LB / ACRE2,014,000 CWT35 $ / CWT63,441,000
PEAS
PEAS, DRY EDIBLE570,000448,000740 LB / ACRE3,315,000 CWT14.9 $ / CWT55,692,000
CHICKPEAS
CHICKPEAS175,000159,500700 LB / ACRE1,110,000 CWT37 $ / CWT42,984,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN60,000100 BU / ACRE6,000,000 BU5.3 $ / BU31,800,000
CORN120,000
CORN, SILAGE47,00018 TONS / ACRE846,000 TONS
CANOLA
CANOLA185,000161,000900 LB / ACRE144,900,000 LB24 $ / CWT31,733,000
FLAXSEED
FLAXSEED135,00097,0005 BU / ACRE485,000 BU23.3 $ / BU12,077,000
SAFFLOWER
SAFFLOWER40,00033,000570 LB / ACRE18,810,000 LB23.3 $ / CWT4,383,000
OATS
OATS60,00016,00035 BU / ACRE560,000 BU3.98 $ / BU2,156,000
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS43,70043,50029.8 TONS / ACRE1,296,000 TONS
LEGUMES
LEGUMES, ALFALFA, SEED4,000600 LB / ACRE2,400,000 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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