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Fergus County

Montana

2012

2007

% change

Number of Farms

790

898

- 12

Land in Farms

1,961,057 acres

2,446,047 acres

- 20

Average Size of Farm

2,482 acres

2,724 acres

- 9

Market Value of Products Sold

$145,720,000

$101,167,000

+ 44

Crop Sales $71,745,000 (49 percent)

Livestock Sales $73,975,000 (51 percent)

Average Per Farm

$184,456

$112,658

+ 64

Government Payments

$6,716,000

$6,187,000

+ 9

Average Per Farm Receiving Payments

$15,438

$12,525

+ 23

Farms by Size, 2012

Farms

0

100

200

300

400

Acres

1-9

10-49

50-179

180-499

500-999

1,000+

Land in Farms, 2012

by Land Use

Pastureland

64.9%

Cropland

30.2%

Other uses

4.9%

Fergus County

Montana

2012

2007

% change

Number of Farms

790

898

- 12

Land in Farms

1,961,057 acres

2,446,047 acres

- 20

Average Size of Farm

2,482 acres

2,724 acres

- 9

Market Value of Products Sold

$145,720, 00

$101,167, 0

+ 44

Crop Sales $71,745,000 (49 percent)

Livestock Sales $73,975,000 (51 percent)

Average Per Farm

$184,456

$112,658

+ 64

Government Payments

$6,716,000

$6,187,000

+ 9

Average Per Farm Receiving Payments

$15,438

$12,525

+ 23

Farms by Size, 2012

Farms

0

100

200

300

400

Acres

1-9

10-49

50-179

180-499

500-999

1,000+

Land in Farms, 2012

by Land Use

Pastureland

64.9%

Cropland

30.2%

Other uses

4.9%

Fergus County, Montana

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