Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 9, Number 2
February 2009

Milk Production

Jan. 2009 compared to
Jan. 2008
U.S.
Top 23 States
Missouri
Milk Production
0.8%
1.0%
1.5%
Milk Cows
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0.5%
0.7%
1.8%
Milk Per Cow
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0.3%
0.3%
3.7%


January Milk Production
2-19-08
Jan 2008 Milk Cows
Jan 2009 Milk Cows
% Change from last Year
Jan 2008 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
Jan 2009 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
% Change from Last Year
Jan 2008 Total Milk Production (Million Lbs.)
Jan 2009 Total Milk Production (Million Lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,276,000 9,320,000 0.5 1,722 1,727 0.3 15,976 16,100 0.8
Top 23 States 8,451,000 8,509,000 0.7 1,741 1,746 0.3 14,714 14,855 1.0
Missouri 110,000 108,000 -1.8 1,225 1,270 3.7 135 137 1.5
Kansas 115,000 125,000 8.7 1,720 1,750 1.7 198 219 10.6
Kentucky 91,000 86,000 -5.5 1,185 1,200 1.3 108 103 -4.6
Iowa 216,000 215,000 -0.5 1,680 1,700 1.2 363 366 0.8
Colorado 126,000 129,000 2.4 1,880 1,940 3.2 237 250 5.5
Texas 402,000 430,000 7.0 1,685 1,780 5.6 677 765 13.0
Idaho 534,000 554,000 3.7 1,870 1,820 -2.7 999 1,008 0.9
California 1,838,000 1,831,000 -0.4 1,900 1,880 -1.0 3,492 3,442 -1.4
New Mexico 336,000 334,000 -0.6 1,900 2,015 6.1 638 673 5.5
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production





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