Missouri Dairy Business Update

Volume 16, Number 6
June 2016

May Milk Production

May Milk Production

6-21-2016 May 2015 Milk Cows (head) May 2016 Milk Cows (head) % Change from Last Year

May 2015 Milk per Cow (lbs.)

May 2016
Milk per Cow (lbs.)

% Change from Last Year

May 2015 Milk Production (million lbs.)

May 2016 Milk Production (million lbs.) % Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,324,000 9,327,000 0.03 1,976 1,999 1.2 18,428 18,645 1.2
Top 23 States 8,633,000 8,644,000 0.1 1,998 2,019 1.1 17,246 17,450 1.2
Kansas 144,000 144,000 0.0 1,965 1,970 0.3 283 284 0.4
Iowa 212,000 211,000 -0.5 2,015 2,070 2.7 427 437 2.3
Colorado 145,000 149,000 2.8 2,200 2,225 1.1 319 332 4.1
Texas 462,000 465,000 0.7 1,975 1,990 0.8 912 925 1.4
Wisconsin 1,280,000 1,279,000 -0.1 1,975 2,060 4.3 2,528 2,635 4.2
California 1,778,000 1,772,000 -0.3 2,055 2,005 -2.4 3,654 3,553 -2.8
New Mexico 323,000 310,000 -4.0 2,190 2,195 0.2 707 680 -3.8

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.