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24 September 2015

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USDA Milk Production

August Milk Production up 0.8 Percent

Milk production in the 23 major States during August totaled 16.3 billion pounds, up 0.8 percent from August 2014. July revised production at 16.6 billion pounds, was up 1.3 percent from July 2014. The July revision represented an increase of 5.0 million pounds or less than 0.1 percent from last month's preliminary production estimate. Production per cow in the 23 major States averaged 1,891 pounds for August, 6 pounds above August 2014. This is the highest production per cow for the month of August since the 23 State series began in 2003. The number of milk cows on farms in the 23 major States was 8.63 million head, 43,000 head more than August 2014, but unchanged from July 2015.

August Milk Production in the United States up 0.8 Percent

Milk production in the United States during August totaled 17.4 billion pounds, up 0.8 percent from August 2014. Production per cow in the United States averaged 1,863 pounds for August, 5 pounds above August 2014. The number of milk cows on farms in the United States was 9.32 million head, 53,000 head more than August 2014, but unchanged from July 2015.

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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