Missouri Dairy Business Update

Volume 17, Number 8
August 2017

July Milk Production

July 2016 versus
July 2017

U.S.
Top 23 States
Milk Production up arrow up arrow
1.8%
1.9%
Milk Cows up arrow up arrow
0.8%
0.8%
Milk Per Cow up arrow up arrow
1.0%
1.1%

July Milk Production

8-18-2017 July 2016 Milk Cows (head) July 2017 Milk Cows (head) % Change from Last Year

July 2016 Milk per Cow (lbs.)

July 2017
Milk per Cow (lbs.)

% Change from Last Year

July 2016 Milk Production (million lbs.)

July 2017 Milk Production (million lbs.) % Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,329,000 9,403,000 0.8 1,920 1,940 1.0 17,908 18,238 1.8
Top 23 States 8,658,000 8,730,000 0.8 1,948 1,969 1.1 16,863 17,189 1.9
Kansas 145,000 151,000 4.1 1,880 1,880 0.0 273 284 4.0
Iowa 214,000 217,000 1.4 1,985 2,000 0.7 425 435 2.1
Colorado 152,000 160,000 5.3 2,225 2,255 1.3 338 361 6.8
Texas 480,000 515,000 7.3 1,860 1,990 7.0 893 1,025 14.8
Wisconsin 1,278,000 1,278,000 0.0 2,010 2,025 0.7 2,569 2,588 0.7
California 1,760,000 1,747,000 -0.7 1,920 1,930 0.5 3,379 3,372 -0.2
New Mexico 313,000 332,000 6.1 2,080 2,125 2.2 651 706 8.4

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.