Central Grasslands REC, Streeter


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Central Grasslands Research Extension Center (CGREC)

The CGREC is located in the Missouri Coteau Region of North Dakota and serves 18 counties in an area that is bounded by  the Missouri River on the west and the James River on the east.  This area served by the CGREC contains five million acres of rangeland, about 44 percent of the state's rangeland where 42 percent of the state's livestock is raised on 40 percent of the state's farms.

The CGREC is located between two counties that rank in the top 10 counties in the state for the production of livestock and forages.


Coteau contributions to the state's economy (Data from 2010 Ag Statistics).


Coteau Totals

State Totals

% of State

Market value of ag products sold

$2,890,479,000 $8,358,370,000 35

Crop receipts

$2,254,727,000 $6,735,956,000 33

Livestock receipts

$458,031,000 $1,111,824,000 41

All cattle production (5-yr avg)

746,000 1,770,000 42

Beef cattle production (5-yr avg)

371,500 937,000 42

All hay production (tons/ac)

2,033,500 4,118,000 49

Alfalfa production (tons/ac)

1,118,000 2,324,000 48
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