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19 August 2014

USDA Milk Production - 19 August 2014USDA Milk Production - 19 August 2014


USDA Milk Production

July Milk Production up 4.0 Percent

Milk production in the 23 major States during July totaled 16.4 billion pounds, up 4.0 percent from July 2013. June revised production, at 16.2 billion pounds, was up 2.3 percent from June 2013. The June revision represented an increase of 50 million pounds or 0.3 percent from last month's preliminary production estimate.

Production per cow in the 23 major States averaged 1,911 pounds for July, 61 pounds above July 2013. This is the highest production per cow for the month of July since the 23 State series began in 2003.

The number of milk cows on farms in the 23 major States was 8.58 million head, 56,000 head more than July 2013, and 6,000 head more than June 2014.

July Milk Production in the United States up 3.9 Percent

Milk production in the United States during July totaled 17.5 billion pounds, up 3.9 percent from July 2013.

Production per cow in the United States averaged 1,882 pounds for July, 64 pounds above July 2013.

The number of milk cows on farms in the United States was 9.27 million head, 37,000 head more than July 2013, and 5,000 head more than June 2014.

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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