Missouri Dairy Business Update  
Volume 9, Number 5
May 2009

Milk Production

Apr. 2009 compared to
Apr. 2008
U.S.
Top 23 States
Missouri
Milk Production
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0.1%
0.03%
1.4%
Milk Cows
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0.2%
0.04%
0.9%
Milk Per Cow
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0.2%
0.1%
0.4%


April Milk Production
5-18-09
Apr 2008 Milk Cows
Apr 2009 Milk Cows
% Change from last Year
Apr 2008 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
Apr 2009 Monthly Lbs. Milk/Cow
% Change from Last Year
Apr 2008 Total Milk Production (Million Lbs.)
Apr 2009 Total Milk Production (Million Lbs.)
% Change from Last Year
U.S. 9,307,000 9,284,000 -0.2 1,733 1,736 0.2 16,125 16,115 -0.1
Top 23 States 8,482,000 8,479,000 -0.04 1,757 1,758 0.1 14,901 14,906 0.03
Missouri 111,000 110,000 -0.9 1,325 1,320 -0.4 147 145 -1.4
Kansas 115,000 120,000 4.3 1,740 1,750 0.6 200 210 5.0
Iowa 216,000 215,000 -0.5 1,670 1,710 2.4 361 368 1.9
Colorado 127,000 128,000 0.8 1,910 1,920 0.5 243 246 1.2
Texas 410,000 430,000 4.9 1,770 1,810 2.3 726 778 7.2
Idaho 543,000 550,000 1.3 1,850 1,800 -2.7 1,005 990 -1.5
California 1,845,000 1,821,000 -1.3 1,905 1,885 -1.0 3,515 3,433 -2.3
New Mexico 342,000 332,000 -2.9 1,990 2,070 4.0 681 687 0.9
Source: USDA, NASS, Milk Production





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