Cattle on wheat stubble
Agriculture is one of the top industries in Broadwater County.  According to the 2012 Ag Census, there are 287 farms and ranches in the county with the average size being 1,661 acres.  Broadwater County is a top producer of seed potatoes and ranked 8th in the state in 2012 in alfalfa hay production.  There are also significant amounts of beef cattle, sheep, winter wheat, spring wheat, forages and barley.  Additionally, the county is home to a dairy, seed company, sod farm and a commercial elk company. 
MSU Extension programs apply university research and resources to help agriculture producers and landowners increase profits, reduce loss, protect the food supply and sustain future resources.  The following services are available through the local office: