Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 6, Number 4
April 2006

March 2006 compared to
March 2005
U.S.
Top 23 States
Missouri
Milk Production
4.9%
5.5%
3.6%
Milk
Cows
1.1%
1.5%
3.4%
Milk Per
Cow
3.7%
3.9%
7.1%

Milk production in the U.S. was estimated to be up 4.9% in March 2006 compared to March 2005, based upon 1.1% more cows and 3.7% more milk production per cow.

Milk production in the top 23 states was up 5.5% in March 2006 compared to March 2005, based upon 1.5% more cows and a 3.9% increase in milk production per cow.

In Missouri, milk production was up 3.6% in March 2006 compared to March 2005, based upon 3.4% fewer cows, and an increase in milk production per cow of 7.1%.


March Milk Production
 04/18/06
March 2005 Milk Cows
March 2006 Milk Cows
% Change from last Year
March 2005 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
March 2006 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
% Change from Last Year
March 2005 Total Milk Production (Millions of Lbs.)
March 2006
Total Milk Production (Millions of Lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
USA
9,009,000
9,111,000
1.1
1,688
1,750
3.7
15,206
15,948
4.9
Top 23 States
8,099,000
8,223,000
1.5
1,707
1,773
3.9
13,825
14,579
5.5
Missouri
119,000
115,000
-3.4
1,400
1,500
7.1
167
173
3.6
Kansas
110,000
111,000
0.9
1,810
1,840
1.7
199
204
2.5
Kentucky
107,000
101,000
-5.6
1,140
1,220
7.0
122
123
0.8
Iowa
191,000
200,000
4.7
1,795
1,810
0.8
343
362
5.5
Idaho
441,000
475,000
7.7
1,880
1,880
0.0
829
893
7.7
California
1,744,000
1,785,000
2.4
1,850
1,920
3.8
3,226
3,427
6.2
New Mexico
322,000
347,000
7.8
1,790
1,910
6.7
576
663
15.1
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production

 


[ Back to Missouri Dairy Business Update Index ]

AgEBB | Dairy Focus Team | Dairy Publications