Missouri Dairy Business Update

Volume 16, Number 9
September 2016

August Milk Production

August 2016 versus
August 2015

U.S.
Top 23 States
Milk Production up arrow up arrow
1.9%
1.9%
Milk Cows up arrow up arrow
0.5%
0.5%
Milk Per Cow up arrow up arrow
1.4%
1.4%
 
9-20-2016 August 2015 Milk Cows (head) August 2016 Milk Cows (head) % Change from Last Year

August
2015 Milk per Cow (lbs.)

August 2016
Milk per Cow (lbs.)

% Change from Last Year

August 2015 Milk Production (million lbs.)

August 2016 Milk Production (million lbs.) % Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,315,000 9,360,000 0.5 1,868 1,895 1.4 17,403 17,735 1.9
Top 23 States 8,633,000 8,676,000 0.5 1,894 1,920 1.4 16,349 16,661 1.9
Kansas 143,000 145,000 1.4 1,840 1,860 1.1 263 270 2.7
Iowa 211,000 211,000 0.0 1,915 1,970 2.9 404 416 3.0
Michigan 410,000 422,000 2.9 2,140 2,215 3.5 877 935 6.6
Texas 462,000 487,000 5.4 1,790 1,885 5.3 827 918 11.0
Wisconsin 1,280,000 1,278,000 -0.2 1,940 1,990 2.6 2,483 2,543 2.4
California 1,778,000 1,767,000 -0.6 1,880 1,860 -1.1 3,343 3,287 -1.7
New Mexico 323,000 317,000 -1.9 2,010 2,080 3.5 649 651 1.5

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.