Missouri Dairy Business Update

Volume 14, Number 3
March 2014

Milk Production

February 2014
compared to February 2013

U.S.

Top 23 States

Milk Production

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1.1%
1.4%

Milk Cows

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- 0.1%
0.2%

Milk Per Cow

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1.2%
1.2%

Note: As of the March 19, 2014 USDA Milk Production report USDA replaced Missouri with South Dakota, since Missouri's fall in rank as a milk producing state. Estimates of Missouri's monthly milk cows, milk per cow, and milk production will no longer be available.

February Milk Production
3-20-2014

February
2013 Milk Cows (head)

February 2014
Milk Cows (head)

% Change from last year

February
2013 Milk per Cow (lbs.)

February 2014 Milk per Cow (lbs.)

% Change from last year February 2013 Milk Production (million lbs.)

February
2014 Milk Production (million lbs.)

% Change from last year
U.S.
9,223,000
9,211,000
-0.1
1,709
1,730
1.2
15,759
15,935
1.1
Top 23 States
8,498,000
8,511,000
0.2
1,732
1,753
1.2
14,715
14,917
1.4
Kansas
132,000
137,000
3.8
1,705
1,700
-0.3
225
233
3.6
Iowa
208,000
205,000
-1.4
1,750
1,725
-1.4
364
354
-2.7
Colorado
135,000
140,000
3.7
1,865
1,910
2.4
252
267
6.0
Texas
435,000
440,000
1.1
1,740
1,775
2.0
757
781
3.2
Idaho
577,000
566,000
-1.9
1,740
1,820
4.6
1,004
1,030
2.6
California
1,780,000
1,781,000
0.1
1,815
1,910
5.2
3,231
3,402
5.3
New Mexico
322,000
323,000
0.3
1,985
1,950
-1.8
639
630
-1.4
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production