Missouri Dairy Business Update

Volume 12, Number 9
September 2012

Milk Production

August 2012
compared to
August 2011
U.S. Top 23 States Missouri
Milk Production down arrow down arrow
No Change
-0.3% -0.2% 0.0%
Milk Cows up arrow up arrow down arrow
0.2% -0.4% -1.1%
Milk Per Cow down arrow down arrow up arrow
-0.5% -0.6% 1.4%
July Milk Production
9-19-2012 August 2011 Milk Cows (head) August 2012 Milk Cows (head) % Change from last Year August 2011 Milk per Cow (lbs.) August 2012 Milk per Cow (lbs.) % Change from Last Year August 2011 Milk Production (million lbs.) August 2012 Milk Production (million lbs.) % Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,200,000 9,220,000 0.2 1,785 1,776 -0.5 16,442 16,337 -0.3
Top 23 States 8,463,000 8,495,000 0.4 1,813 1,803 -0.6 15,342 15,313 -0.2
Missouri 95,000 94,000 -1.1 1,105 1,120

1.4

105 105 0.0
Kansas 123,000 124,000 0.8 1,750 1,790 2.3 215 222 3.3
Iowa 200,000 203,000 1.5 1,770 1,790 1.1 354 363 2.5
Colorado 129,000 133,000 3.1 2,000 2,060 3.0 258 274 6.2
Texas 435,000 440,000 1.1 1,795 1,740 -3.1 781 766 -1.9
Idaho 582,000 578,000 -0.7 2,030 2,040 0.5 1,181 1,179 -0.2
California 1,773,000 1,783,000 0.6 1,975 1,850 -6.3 3,502 3,299 -5.8
New Mexico 330,000 328,000 -0.6 2,065 2,015 -2.4 681 661 -2.9
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production