Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 9, Number 3
March 2009

Milk Production

Feb. 2009 compared to
Feb. 2008
U.S.
Top 23 States
Missouri
Milk Production
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2.8%
2.5%
4.7%
Milk Cows
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0.1%
0.4%
2.7%
Milk Per Cow
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2.9%
2.9%
1.7%


February Milk Production
3-18-09
Feb 2008 Milk Cows
Feb 2009 Milk Cows
% Change from last Year
Feb 2008 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
Feb 2009 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
% Change from Last Year
Feb 2008 Total Milk Production (Million Lbs.)
Feb 2009 Total Milk Production (Million Lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,287,000 9,298,000 0.1 1,634 1,586 -2.9 15,176 14,745 -2.8
Top 23 States 8,457,000 8,488,000 0.4 1,656 1,608 -2.9 14,007 13,650 -2.5
Missouri 110,000 107,000 -2.7 1,170 1,150 -1.7 129 123 -4.7
Kansas 115,000 124,000 7.8 1,645 1,615 -1.8 189 200 5.8
Iowa 216,000 215,000 -0.4 1,600 1,550 -3.1 346 333 -3.8
Colorado 126,000 128,000 1.6 1,800 1,780 -1.1 227 228 0.4
Texas 404,000 430,000 6.4 1,635 1,650 0.9 661 710 7.4
Idaho 537,000 552,000 2.8 1,750 1,670 -4.6 940 922 -1.9
California 1,840,000 1,824,000 -0.9 1,810 1,720 -5.0 3,330 3,137 -5.8
New Mexico 340,000 333,000 -2.1 1,785 1,880 5.3 607 626 3.1
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production





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