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Year Animal
Unit *
Cow-Calf Per Head
 
Dollars per Month ($Nominal)
2015
23.00
26.00
23.00
2014
 23.00
 26.00
 23.00
2013
 21.00
 23.60
 20.80
2012
20.50
23.60
20.30
2011
19.40
21.60
19.50
2010
18.40
20.20
19.30
2009
18.00
20.20
18.90
2008
18.10
20.00
19.80
2007
17.80
20.10
19.20
2006
16.20
18.70
17.30
2005
15.90
17.40
16.20
2004
15.90
17.40
16.20
2003
15.20
17.40
15.90
2002
15.10
17.30
16.30
2001
14.90
16.70
16.00
2000
14.10
15.60
14.70
1999
13.20
15.00
14.00
1998
12.60
14.30
13.30
1997
12.30
13.90
13.20
1996
11.80
13.20
11.70
1995
11.90
13.70
12.80
1994
11.80
13.50
12.90
1993
11.40
12.90
11.50
1992
11.86
12.61
11.97
1991
10.58
12.13
10.53
1990
9.61
11.46
10.57
1989
9.61
11.35
7.72
1988  9.79  11.30  8.79
1987  7.94 9.52   S/
1986  8.30  9.35  7.85
1985 8.80 10.63 9.38
1984 9.48 11.28 9.94
1983 9.23 11.12 9.99
1982 8.90 10.67 S/
1981 9.40 11.30 8.63

Notes: All rates are averages from non-irrigated grazing land. *Includes animal unit plus cow-calf rates. Cow- calf rate converted to animal unit (AUM) using (1 AUM= cow-calf *0.833). S/ Insufficient reports to compute average.  Source:  USDA NASS.  Years through 2012 from http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Montana/Publications/economic/prices/grazefee.htm;

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