2023 STATE AGRICULTURE OVERVIEW

 Montana
Survey Data from Quick Stats as of: Jul/13/2024

Farms Operations

Farm Operations - Area Operated, Measured in Acres / Operation2,370
Farm Operations - Number of Operations24,300
Farm Operations - Acres Operated57,600,000

Livestock Inventory

Cattle, Cows, Beef - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )1,251,000
Cattle, Cows, Milk - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )9,000
Cattle, Incl Calves - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )2,120,000
Cattle, On Feed - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )38,000
Sheep, Incl Lambs - Inventory ( First of Jan. 2024 )180,000
Hogs - Inventory ( First of Dec. 2023 )240,000

Milk Production

Milk - Production, Measured in Lb / Head23,333
Milk - Production, Measured in $44,520,000
Milk - Production, Measured in Lb210,000,000
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
WHEAT5,255,0005,025,00037.2 BU / ACRE186,705,000 BU7.35 $ / BU1,375,965,000
WHEAT, SPRING, (EXCL DURUM)2,700,0002,670,00030 BU / ACRE80,100,000 BU7.45 $ / BU596,745,000
WHEAT, WINTER1,850,0001,680,00051 BU / ACRE85,680,000 BU6.75 $ / BU578,340,000
WHEAT, SPRING, DURUM705,000675,00031 BU / ACRE20,925,000 BU9.6 $ / BU200,880,000
HAY
HAY2,700,0001.96 TONS / ACRE5,303,000 TONS186 $ / TON969,394,000
HAY, ALFALFA1,650,0002.1 TONS / ACRE3,465,000 TONS188 $ / TON651,420,000
HAY, (EXCL ALFALFA)1,050,0001.75 TONS / ACRE1,838,000 TONS173 $ / TON317,974,000
HAY & HAYLAGE
HAY & HAYLAGE969,394,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, ALFALFA95,000651,420,000
HAY & HAYLAGE, (EXCL ALFALFA)317,974,000
BARLEY
BARLEY1,190,0001,015,00049 BU / ACRE49,735,000 BU7.3 $ / BU363,066,000
LENTILS
LENTILS390,000373,0001,090 LB / ACRE4,066,000 CWT38.8 $ / CWT157,761,000
PEAS
PEAS, DRY EDIBLE580,000570,0001,740 LB / ACRE9,918,000 CWT14.7 $ / CWT145,795,000
CHICKPEAS
CHICKPEAS174,000164,5001,210 LB / ACRE1,987,000 CWT36 $ / CWT70,074,000
CANOLA
CANOLA165,000160,0001,420 LB / ACRE227,200,000 LB23.1 $ / CWT52,483,000
CORN
CORN, GRAIN68,000129 BU / ACRE8,772,000 BU4.85 $ / BU42,544,000
CORN, SILAGE62,00023 TONS / ACRE1,426,000 TONS
CORN135,000
SAFFLOWER
SAFFLOWER47,00046,000760 LB / ACRE34,960,000 LB35.4 $ / CWT12,376,000
FLAXSEED
FLAXSEED68,00057,00014 BU / ACRE798,000 BU14 $ / BU11,172,000
OATS
OATS65,00022,00037 BU / ACRE814,000 BU3.6 $ / BU2,930,000
SUGARBEETS
SUGARBEETS23,70023,30031.6 TONS / ACRE736,000 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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