Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 6, Number 7
July 2006

Milk Production

June 2006 compared to
June 2005
U.S.
Top 23 States
Missouri
Milk Production
1.4%
1.9%
6.1%
Milk Cows
1.1%
1.6%
1.7%
Milk Per Cow
0.3%
0.3%
4.3%

Milk production in the U.S. was estimated to be up 1.4% in June 2006 compared to June 2005, based upon 1.1% more cows and 0.3% more milk production per cow.

Milk production in the top 23 states was up 1.9% in June 2006 compared to June 2005, based upon 1.6% more cows and a 0.3% increase in milk production per cow.

In Missouri, milk production was down 6.1% in June 2006 compared to June 2005, based upon 1.7% fewer cows, and a decrease in milk production per cow of 4.3%.


June Milk Production
7/18/2006
June 2005 Milk Cows
June 2006 Milk Cows
% Change from last Year
June 2005 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
June 2006 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
% Change from Last Year
June 2005 Total Milk Production (Millions of Lbs.)
June 2006 Total Milk Production (Millions of Lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
USA 9,050,000 9,147,000 1.1% 1,668 1,673 0.3% 15,087 15,303 1.4%
Top 23 States 8,138,000 8,266,000 1.6% 1,690 1,695 0.3% 13,755 14,011 1.9%
Missouri 118,000 116,000 -1.7% 1,380 1,320 -4.3% 163 153 -6.1%
Kansas 112,000 113,000 0.9% 1,730 1,750 1.2% 194 198 2.1%
Kentucky 107,000 98,000 -8.4% 1,105 1,120 1.4% 118 110 -6.8%
Iowa 193,000 200,000 3.6% 1,725 1,685 -2.3% 333 337 1.2%
Idaho 451,000 486,000 7.8% 1,900 1,900 0.0% 857 923 7.7%
California 1,753,000 1,783,000 1.7% 1,815 1,795 -1.1% 3,182 3,200 0.6%
New Mexico 325,000 360,000 10.8% 1,840 1,875 1.9% 598 675 12.9%
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production





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