Missouri Dairy Business Update

Volume 17, Number 9
September 2017

August Milk Production

August 2016 versus
August 2017

U.S.
Top 23 States
Milk Production up arrow up arrow
2.0%
2.1%
Milk Cows up arrow up arrow
0.8%
0.8%
Milk Per Cow up arrow up arrow
1.3%
1.4%

August Milk Production

9-19-2017 August 2016 Milk Cows (head) August 2017 Milk Cows (head) % Change from Last Year

August 2016 Milk per Cow (lbs.)

August 2017
Milk per Cow (lbs.)

% Change from Last Year

August 2016 Milk Production (million lbs.)

August 2017 Milk Production (million lbs.) % Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,334,000 9,405,000 0.8 1,895 1,919 1.3 17,692 18,050 2.0
Top 23 States 8,666,000 8,732,000 0.8 1,922 1,948 1.4 16,659 17,011 2.1
Kansas 146,000 152,000 4.2 1,905 1,925 1.1 278 293 5.4
Iowa 214,000 217,000 1.4 1,970 2,000 1.5 422 434 2.8
Colorado 152,000 160,000 5.3 2,235 2,250 0.7 340 360 5.9
Texas 485,000 515,000 6.2 1,895 1,950 2.9 919 1,004 9.2
Wisconsin 1,278,000 1,278,000 0.0 1,990 2,025 1.8 2,543 2,588 1.8
California 1,759,000 1,746,000 -0.7 1,870 1,870 0.0 3,289 3,265 -0.7
New Mexico 317,000 331,000 4.4 2,085 2,065 -1.0 661 684 3.5

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.


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