Missouri Dairy Business Update

Volume 17, Number 1
January 2017

December Milk Production

December 2016 versus
December 2016

U.S.
Missouri 4th Quarter
Top 23 States
Milk Production up arrow up arrow up arrow
2.2%
2.1%
2.4%
Milk Cows up arrow   up arrow
0.2%
Same
0.4%
Milk Per Cow up arrow up arrow up arrow
2.2%
2.1%
2.2%
 
1-24-17 December 2015 Milk Cows (head) December 2016 Milk Cows (head) % Change from Last Year

December
2015 Milk per Cow (lbs.)

December 2016
Milk per Cow (lbs.)

% Change from Last Year

December 2015 Milk Production (million lbs.)

December 2016 Milk Production (million lbs.) % Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,320,000 9,358,000 0.4 1,875 1,908 1.8 17,473 17,859 2.2
Top 23 States 8,638,000 8,691,000 0.6 1,896 1,931 1.8 16,381 16,779 2.4

Missouri 4th Q
2015-16

88,000 88,000 0.0     2.1 326 333 2.1
Kansas 142,000 150,000 5.6 1,855 1,920 3.5 263 288 9.5
Iowa 210,000 214,000

1.9

1,955 1,980 1.3 411 424 3.2
Michigan 412,000 425,000 3.2 2,125 2,140 0.7 876 910 3.9
Texas 461,000 490,000 6.3 1,850 1,945 5.1 853 953 11.7
Wisconsin 1,280,000 1,279,000 -0.1 1,935 1,970 1.8 2,477

2,520

1.7
California 1,775,000 1,765,000 -0.6 1,895 1,915 1.1 3,364 3,380 0.5
New Mexico 319,000 325,000 1.9 1,955 2,055 5.1 624 668 7.1

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.