Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 8, Number 9
September 2008

Milk Production

Aug. 2008 compared to
Aug. 2007
U.S.
Top 23 States
Missouri
Milk Production
1.1%
1.5%
3.1%
Milk Cows
1.3%
1.6%
2.8%
Milk Per Cow
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0.2%
0.1%
5.1%


August Milk Production
Aug 2007 Milk Cows
Aug 2008 Milk Cows
% Change from last Year
Aug 2007 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
Aug 2008 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
% Change from Last Year
Aug 2007 Total Milk Production (Million Lbs.)
Aug 2008 Total Milk Production (Million Lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,159,000 9,282,000 1.3 1,695 1,691 -0.2 15,525 15,700 1.1
Top 23 States 8,330,000 8,467,000 1.6 1,719 1,717 -0.1 14,323 14,539 1.5
Missouri 109,000 112,000 2.8 1,170 1,110 -5.1 128 124 -3.1
Kansas 108,000 113,000 4.6 1,600 1,770 10.6 173 200 15.6
Kentucky 88,000 88,000 0.0 1,035 1,000 -3.4 91 88 -3.3
Iowa 215,000 215,000 0.0 1,640 1,660 1.2 353 357 1.1
Colorado 119,000 130,000 9.2 1,975 1,930 -2.3 235 251 6.8
Texas 348,000 385,000 10.6 1,670 1,770 6.0 581 681 17.2
Idaho 520,000 555,000 6.7 1,970 1,960 -0.5 1,024 1,088 6.3
California 1,819,000 1,843,000 1.3 1,900 1,840 -3.2 3,456 3,391 -1.9
New Mexico 335,000 337,000 0.6 1,855 1,935 4.3 621 652 5.0
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production





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