August 25, 2020: Dairy Week In Review

Total milk production in the US is growing, up 1.5 percent from a year ago to 18.6 billion pounds. Production per cow is up 21 pounds to 1,994 pounds in July, while the number of milk cows in the nation’s dairy herd is up 37,000 head from a year ago to 9.35 million. Cow numbers are also up 2,000 head from June. Pennsylvania’s milk production was up dramatically in July, growing 4.0 percent from a year ago to 865 million pounds. Read More