Missouri Dairy Business Update

Volume 12, Number 8
August 2012

Milk Production

July 2012
compared to
June 2011
U.S. Top 23 States Missouri
Milk Production up arrow up arrow
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0.7% 0.8% 4.7%
Milk Cows up arrow up arrow down arrow
0.3% 0.5% -2.1%
Milk Per Cow up arrow up arrow up arrow
0.4% 0.3% 7.6%
July Milk Production
8-17-2012 July 2011 Milk Cows (head) July 2012 Milk Cows (head) % Change from last Year July 2011 Milk per Cow (lbs.) July 2012 Milk per Cow (lbs.) % Change from Last Year July 2011 Milk Production (million lbs.) July 2012 Milk Production (million lbs.) % Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,198,000 9,227,000 0.3 1,792 1,799 0.4 16,393 17,011 0.7
Top 23 States 8,459,000 8,500,000 0.5 1,820 1,826 0.3 15,395 15,520 0.8
Missouri 96,000 94,000 -2.1 1,110 1,195

7.6

107 112 4.7
Kansas 123,000 124,000 0.8 1,755 1,780 1.4 216 221 2.3
Iowa 200,000 203,000 1.5 1,720 1,705 -0.9 344 346 0.6
Colorado 128,000 133,000 3.9 2,010 2,045 1.7 257 272 5.8
Texas 435,000 440,000 1.1 1,835 1,770 -3.5 798 779 -2.4
Idaho 582,000 579,000 -0.6 2,050 2,070 1.0 1,193 1,199 0.5
California 1,772,000 1,783,000 0.6 1,995 1,960 -1.8 3,535 3,499 -1.0
New Mexico 330,000 328,000 -0.6 2,105 2,060 -2.1 695 676 -2.7
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production