Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 4, Number 9
September 2004

Aug. 2004 compared to
Aug. 2003
U.S.
Top 20 States
Missouri
Milk Production
1.2%
1.5%
1.4%
Milk
Cows
0.3%
0.1%
5.5%
Milk Per
Cow
1.6%
1.5%
7.6%

Milk production in the U.S. was estimated to be up 1.2% in August 2004 compared to August 2003, based upon 0.3% fewer cows and 1.6% more milk production per cow.

Milk production in the top 20 states was up 1.5% in August 2004 compared to August 2003, based upon 0.1% fewer cows and a 1.5% increase in milk production per cow.

In Missouri, milk production was up 1.4% in August 2004 compared to August 2003 based upon 5.5% fewer cows, and an increase in milk production per cow of 7.6%.


August Milk Production
 
August 2003 Milk Cows
August 2004 Milk Cows
% Change from last Year
August 2003 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
August 2004 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
% Change from Last Year
July 2003 Total Milk Production (Millions of Lbs.)
July 2004 Total Milk Production (Millions of Lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
USA
9,072,000
9,042,000
-0.3
1,545
1,569
1.6
14,015
14,183
1.2
Top 20 States
7,771,000
7,766,000
-0.1
1,571
1,595
1.5
12,207
12,387
1.5
Missouri
128,000
121,000
-5.5
1,125
1,210
7.6
144
146
1.4
Kentucky
112,000
110,000
-1.8
975
1,045
7.2
109
115
5.5
Iowa
200,000
190,000
-5.0
1,540
1,545
0.3
308
294
-4.5
Idaho
411,000
431,000
4.9
1,860
1,860
0.0
764
802
5.0
California
1,693,000
1,733,000
2.4
1,755
1,775
1.1
2,971
3,076
3.5
New Mexico
317,000
330,000
4.1
1,750
1,740
-0.6
555
574
3.4
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production


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