2020 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Montana
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: May/14/2021

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. 2021 )1,419,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )11,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )2,450,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )53,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2021 )200,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2020 )205,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head21,167
Milk - Production, Measured in $47,244,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb254,000,000
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
WHEAT5,540,0005,455,00041.7 BU / ACRE227,345,000 BU5.25 $ / BU1,200,863,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)3,300,0003,280,00038 BU / ACRE124,640,000 BU5.25 $ / BU654,360,000
WHEAT, WINTER1,550,0001,490,00051 BU / ACRE75,990,000 BU5.1 $ / BU387,549,000
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM690,000685,00039 BU / ACRE26,715,000 BU5.95 $ / BU158,954,000
HAY
HAY2,860,0002.07 TONS / ACRE5,908,000 TONS128 $ / TON754,496,000
HAY, ALFALFA1,900,0002.2 TONS / ACRE4,180,000 TONS128 $ / TON535,040,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)960,0001.8 TONS / ACRE1,728,000 TONS127 $ / TON219,456,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE754,496,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA125,000535,040,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)219,456,000
BARLEY
BARLEY890,000725,00063 BU / ACRE45,675,000 BU4.4 $ / BU200,970,000
LENTILS
LENTILS370,000360,0001,480 LB / ACRE5,328,000 CWT17 $ / CWT90,576,000
PEAS
PEAS, DRY EDIBLE490,000475,0002,070 LB / ACRE9,833,000 CWT8.31 $ / CWT81,712,000
CANOLA
CANOLA155,000149,0001,620 LB / ACRE241,380,000 LB16.1 $ / CWT38,862,000
CHICKPEAS
CHICKPEAS116,300110,3001,470 LB / ACRE1,622,000 CWT19.7 $ / CWT31,690,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN61,000109 BU / ACRE6,649,000 BU3.8 $ / BU25,266,000
CORN115,000
CORN, SILAGE51,00021 TONS / ACRE1,071,000 TONS
FLAXSEED
FLAXSEED105,000102,00016 BU / ACRE1,632,000 BU8.9 $ / BU14,525,000
SAFFLOWER
SAFFLOWER49,00044,000930 LB / ACRE40,920,000 LB19.2 $ / CWT7,857,000
OATS
OATS70,00038,00045 BU / ACRE1,710,000 BU2.85 $ / BU4,874,000
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS43,60038,00031.3 TONS / ACRE1,189,000 TONS
LEGUMES
LEGUMES, ALFALFA, SEED3,700469 LB / ACRE1,737,000 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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