Missouri Dairy Business Update

Volume 16, Number 11
November 2016

October Milk Production

October 2016 versus
October 2015

U.S.
Top 23 States
Milk Production up arrow up arrow
2.5%
2.7%
Milk Cows up arrow up arrow
0.2%
0.4%
Milk Per Cow up arrow up arrow
2.3%
2.3%
 
11-18-2016 October 2015 Milk Cows (head) October 2016 Milk Cows (head) % Change from Last Year

Octoberr
2015 Milk per Cow (lbs.)

October 2016
Milk per Cow (lbs.)

% Change from Last Year

October 2015 Milk Production (million lbs.)

October 2016 Milk Production (million lbs.) % Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,320,000 9,335,000 0.2 1,838 1,880 2.3 17,130 17,550 2.5
Top 23 States 8,638,000 8,669,000 0.4 1,860 1,903 2.3 16,063 16,493 2.7
Kansas 142,000 147,000 3.5 1,840 1,910 3.8 261 281 7.7
Iowa 210,000 212,000 1.0 1,900 1,960 3.2 399 416 4.3
Michigan 410,000 422,000 2.9 2,010 2,140 6.5 861 903 4.9
Texas 462,000 488,000 5.6 1,845 1,890 2.4 852 922 8.2
Wisconsin 1,279,000 1,277,000 -0.2 1,905 1,950 2.4 2,436

2,490

2.2
California 1,777,000 1,766,000 -0.6 1,825 1,870 2.5 3,243 3,302 1.8
New Mexico 323,000 321,000 -0.6 1,990 2,025 1.8 643 650 1.1

Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production
*Missouri's NASS Survey numbers are only available by quarter now, not monthly, due to the state dropping below the top 23 dairy production states surveyed monthly by USDA.