Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 12, Number 3
March 2012

Milk Production

Feb. 2012 compared to
Feb. 2011
U.S.
Top 23 States
Missouri
Milk Production
8.0%
8.3%
4.6%
Milk Cows
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0.9%
1.2%
2.1%
Milk Per Cow
7.0%
7.0%
6.6%


February Milk Production
3-19-2012
Feb 2011 Milk Cows (head)
Feb 2012 Milk Cows (head)
% Change from last Year
Feb 2011 Milk per Cow (lbs.)
Feb 2012 Milk per Cow (lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
Feb 2011 Milk Production (million lbs.)
Feb 2012 Milk Production (million lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,163,000 9,250,000 0.9 1,645 1,760 7.0 15,077 16,280 8.0
Top 23 States 8,408,000 8,510,000 1.2 1,665 1,782 7.0 13,997 15,162 8.3
Missouri 95,000 93,000 -2.1 1,140 1,215 6.6 108 113 4.6
Kansas 122,000 123,000 0.8 1,615 1,710 5.9 197 714 6.6
Iowa 208,000 205,000 -1.4 1,630 1,750 7.4 339 359 5.9
Colorado 123,000 133,000 8.1 1,795 1,865 3.9 221 248 12.2
Texas 425,000 436,000 2.6 1,720 1,835 6.7 731 800 9.4
Idaho 573,000 580,000 1.2 1,690 1,800 6.5 968 1,044 7.9
California 1,756,000 1,784,000 1.6 1,800 1,965 9.2 3,161 3,506 10.9
New Mexico 324,000 335,000 3.4 1,890 1,985 5.0 612 665 8.7
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production





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