Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 8, Number 10
October 2008

Milk Production

Sept. 2008 compared to
Sept. 2007
U.S.
Top 23 States
Missouri
Milk Production
1.7%
1.9%
1.6%
Milk Cows
1.1%
1.4%
1.8%
Milk Per Cow
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0.6%
0.4%
3.5%


September Milk Production
Sept 2007 Milk Cows
Sept 2008 Milk Cows
% Change from last Year
Sept 2007 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
Sept 2008 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
% Change from Last Year
Sept 2007 Total Milk Production (Million Lbs.)
Sept 2008 Total Milk Production (Million Lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,166,000 9,269,000 1.1 1,622 1,631 0.6 14,871 15,118 1.7
Top 23 States 8,341,000 8,459,000 1.4 1,645 1,652 0.4 13,718 13,976 1.9
Missouri 109,000 111,000 1.8 1,140 1,100 -3.5 124 122 -1.6
Kansas 108,000 114,000 5.5 1,610 1,670 3.7 174 190 9.2
Kentucky 88,000 87,000 -1.1 1,040 1,020 -1.9 92 89 -3.3
Iowa 215,000 215,000 0.0 1,580 1,630 3.2 340 350 2.9
Colorado 120,000 130,000 8.3 1,900 1,850 -2.6 228 241 5.7
Texas 348,000 385,000 10.6 1,640 1,710 4.3 571 658 15.2
Idaho 521,000 554,000 6.3 1,880 1,870 -0.5 979 1,036 5.8
California 1,822,000 1,841,000 1.0 1,785 1,780 -0.2 3,252 3,277 0.8
New Mexico 336,000 336,000 0.0 1,800 1,880 4.4 605 632 4.5
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production





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