Missouri Dairy Business Update

Volume 12, Number 4
April 2012

Milk Production

Mar 2012
compared to
Mar. 2011
U.S. Top 23 States Missouri
Milk Production up arrow up arrow up arrow
4.2% 4.3% 1.6%
Milk Cows up arrow up arrow down arrow
0.9% 1.1% 1.0%
Milk Per Cow up arrow up arrow up arrow
3.2% 3.2% 2.2%
March Milk Production
4-19-2012 Mar 2011 Milk Cows (head) Mar 2012 Milk Cows (head) % Change from last Year Mar 2011 Milk per Cow (lbs.) Mar 2012 Milk per Cow (lbs.) % Change from Last Year Mar 2011 Milk Production (million lbs.) Mar 2012 Milk Production (million lbs.) % Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,180,000 9,266,000 0.9 1,851 1,910 3.2 16,989 17,697 4.2
Top 23 States 8,425,000 8,519,000 1.1 1,872 1,931 3.2 15,773 16,452 4.3
Missouri 94,000 93,000 -1.0 1,365 1,395 2.2 128 130 1.6
Kansas 122,000 123,000 0.8 1,830 1,870 2.2 223 230 3.1
Iowa 209,000 204,000 -2.4 1,825 1,900 4.1 381 388 1.8
Colorado 125,000 132,000 5.6 2,015 2,045 1.5 252 270 7.1
Texas 426,000 439,000 3.1 1,945 1,995 2.6 829 876 5.7
Idaho 576,000 580,000 0.7 1,880 1,930 2.7 1,083 1,119 3.3
California 1,760,000 1,785,000 1.4 2,040 2,135 4.7 3,590 3,811 6.2
New Mexico 325,000 336,000 3.4 2,150 2,190 1.9 699 736 5.3
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production