Missouri Dairy Business Update

Volume 17, Number 11
November 2017

October Milk Production

October 2016 versus
October 2017

U.S.
Top 23 States
Milk Production up arrow up arrow
1.4%
1.5%
Milk Cows up arrow up arrow
0.7%
0.8%
Milk Per Cow up arrow up arrow
0.6%
0.7%

October Milk Production

11-27-2017 October 2016 Milk Cows (head)

October
2017 Milk Cows (head)

% Change from Last Year

October 2016 Milk per Cow (lbs.)

October 2017
Milk per Cow (lbs.)

% Change from Last Year

October 2016 Milk Production (million lbs.)

October 2017 Milk Production (million lbs.) % Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,335,000 9,400,000 0.7 1,882 1,894 0.6 17,565 17,805 1.4
Top 23 States 8,668,000 8,735,000 0.8 1,904 1,917 0.7 16,503 16,744 1.5
Kansas 147,000 152,000 3.4 1,925 1,945 1.0 283 296 4.6
Iowa 215,000 219,000 1.9 1,955 1,995 2.0 420 437 4.0
Colorado 153,000 162,000 5.9 2,175 2,175 0.0 333 352 5.7
Texas 490,000 515,000 5.1 1,885 1,890 0.3 924 973 5.3
Wisconsin 1,277,000 1,277,000 0.0 1,950 1,995 2.3 2,490 2,548 2.3
California 1,758,000 1,745,000 -0.7 1,880 1,865 -0.8 3,305 3,254 -1.5
Michigan 422,000 428,000 1.4 2,140 2,180 1.9 903 933 3.3
New Mexico 321,000 329,000 2.5 2,025 2,000 -1.2 650 658 1.2

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.


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