February 25, 2020: Dairy Week In Review

Milk production was up 0.9 percent year-over-year to 18.785 billion pounds in January 2020, with 6,000 fewer cows in the nation’s dairy herd. Milk production per cow for the month increased 20 pounds, or about 1 percent, year-over-year to 2,010 pounds. Milk production per cow was up 2.2 percent from December 2019, with 5,000 more cows in the nation’s herd than there were a month ago, according to the USDA Milk Production report released last week. Read More