Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 8, Number 5
April 2008

Milk Production

Apr. 2008 compared to
Apr. 2007
U.S.
Top 23 States
Missouri
Milk Production
2.2%
2.5%
7.5%
Milk Cows
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1.4%
1.8%
2.6%
Milk Per Cow
green arrow
green arrow
0.7%
1.6%
5.0%


April Milk Production
Apr 2007 Milk Cows
Apr 2008 Milk Cows
% Change from last Year
Apr 2007 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
Apr 2008 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
% Change from Last Year
Apr 2007 Total Milk Production (Million Lbs.)
Apr 2008 Total Milk Production (Million Lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
U.S.
9,132,000
9,266,000
1.4
1,726
1,738
0.7
15,763
16,107
2.2
Top 23 States
8,292,000
8,444,000
1.8
1,745
1,757
1.6
14,470
14,883
2.5
Missouri
114,000
111,000
-2.6
1,395
1,325
-5.0
159
147
-7.5
Kansas
110,000
110,000
0.0
1,680
1,820
7.7
185
200
8.1
Kentucky
92,000
92,000
0.0
1,270
1,230
-3.1
117
113
-3.4
Iowa
211,000
216,000
2.3
1,710
1,670
-2.3
361
361
0.0
Idaho
503,000
540,000
6.9
1,860
1,840
-1.1
936
994
6.2
California
1,801,000
1,848,000
2.5
1,915
1,900
-0.7
3,449
3,511
1.8
New Mexico
345,000
342,000
-0.9
1,740
1,990
12.6
600
681
13.5
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production





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