Missouri Dairy Business Update

Volume 16, Number 5
May 2016

April Milk Production

April Milk Production

5-19-2016 April 2015 Milk Cows (head) April 2016 Milk Cows (head) % Change from Last Year

April 2015 Milk per Cow (lbs.)

April 2016
Milk per Cow (lbs.)

% Change from Last Year

April 2015 Milk Production (million lbs.)

April 2016 Milk Production (million lbs.) % Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,316,000 9,325,000 0.1 1,909 1,929 1.0 17,788 18,000 1.2
Top 23 States 8,627,000 8,648,000 0.2 1,929 1,948 1.0 16,641 16,843 1.2
Kansas 144,000 144,000 0.0 1,945 1,940 -0.3 280 279 -0.4
Iowa 212,000 212,000 0.0 1,940 2,005 3.4 411 425 3.4
Colorado 145,000 149,000 3.4 2,170 2,155 -0.7 315 321 1.9
Texas 462,000 463,000 0.2 1,940 1,965 1.3 896 910 1.6
Wisconsin 1,278,000 1,279,000 0.1 1,875 1,960 4.5 2,396 2,507 4.6
California 1,779,000 1,773,000 -0.3 2,025 1,965 -3.0 3,602 3,484 -3.3
New Mexico 323,000 311,000 -3.7 2,105 2,110 0.2 680 656 -3.5

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.