July 27, 2022: Dairy Week In Review

Total milk production in the US increased 0.17 percent year-over-year to 18.975 billion pounds in June, according to the latest USDA Milk Production report. This was the first year-over-year increase since  October 2021 and was driven by a 1 percent gain in milk production per cow, up 20 pounds to 2,014, the  largest gain in milk production per cow since June 2021. The nation’s dairy herd continues to decline  year-over-year, falling 78,000 head from last June to 9.423 million head. However, cow numbers were  up 4,000 head since May 2022. Read More