Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 8, Number 3
March 2008

Milk Production

Feb. 2008 compared to
Feb. 2007
U.S.
Top 23 States
Missouri
Milk Production
5.5%
6.0%
5.1%
Milk Cows
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1.2%
1.6%
4.3%
Milk Per Cow
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4.3%
4.4%
0.8%


February Milk Production
Feb 2007 Milk Cows
Feb 2008 Milk Cows
% Change from last Year
Feb 2007 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
Feb 2008 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
% Change from Last Year
Feb 2007 Total Milk Production (Million Lbs.)
Feb 2008 Total Milk Production (Million Lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
% Change from Last Year
(28 days adjusted)
U.S. 9,136,000 9,248,000 1.2 1,567 1,634 4.3 14,321 15,107 5.5 1.9
Top 23 States 8,286,000 8,422,000 1.6 1,584 1,653 4.4 13,125 13,919 6.0 2.4
Missouri 115,000 110,000 -4.3 1,180 1,170 -0.8 136 129 -5.1  
Kansas 110,000 109,000 -0.9 1,510 1,660 9.9 166 181 9.0  
Kentucky 93,000 91,000 -2.2 1,100 1,100 0.0 102 101 -1.0  
Iowa 211,000 216,000 2.4 1,620 1,600 -1.2 342 346 1.2  
Idaho 504,000 534,000 6.0 1,680 1,760 4.8 847 940 11.0  
California 1,795,000 1,841,000 2.6 1,755 1,805 2.8 3,150 3,323 5.5  
New Mexico 353,000 339,000 -4.0 1,535 1,790 16.6 542 607 12.0  
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production
Note: Milk production numbers in 2008 have not been adjusted to 28 days (leap year).





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