Missouri Dairy Business Update

Volume 17, Number 6
June 2017

May Milk Production

May Milk Production

6-19-2017 May 2016 Milk Cows (head) May 2017 Milk Cows (head) % Change from Last Year

May 2016 Milk per Cow (lbs.)

May 2017
Milk per Cow (lbs.)

% Change from Last Year

May 2016 Milk Production (million lbs.)

May 2017 Milk Production (million lbs.) % Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,322,000 9,393,000 0.8 1,997 2,016 1.0 18,613 18,940 1.8
Top 23 States 8,641,000 8,722,000 0.9 2,019 2,035 0.8 17,442 17,752 1.8
Kansas 145,000 152,000 4.8 1,970 1,955 -0.8 286 297 3.8
Iowa 213,000 217,000 1.9 2,075 2,065 -0.5 442 448 1.4
Colorado 149,000 159,000 6.7 2,200 2,215 0.7 328 352 7.3
Texas 470,000 513,000 9.1 1,975 2,075 5.1 928 1,064 14.7
Wisconsin 1,279,000 1,279,000 0.0 2,065 2,050 -0.7 2,641 2,622 -0.7
California 1,764,000 1,753,000 -0.6 2,015 2,005 -0.5 3,554 3,515 -1.1
New Mexico 310,000 328,000 5.8 2,195 2,215 0.9 680 727 6.9

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.