September 22, 2021: Dairy Week In Review

Total milk production in US in August is up 1.1 percent from a year ago to 18.8 billion pounds. The nation’s dairy herd is up 106,000 head from last year to 9.48 million head in August, while  production per cow was down 1 pound from a year ago to 1,987 pounds for the month. Cow numbers are starting to shrink, though, with the nation losing 19,000 head from last month, while milk  per cow fell 26 pounds from last month. Read More