September 23, 2020: Dairy Week In Review

The US total milk production was up 1.8 percent year-over-year to 18.6 billion pounds, with 42,000 more cows in the nation’s herd and 27 pounds more milk per cow. Milk per cow averaged 1,987 lbs., down 0.8 percent from July. Cow numbers were flat from July to August. Growth occurred in all seven top producing states except Wisconsin. California’s milk production was up 1.8 percent, while Idaho was up 3.4 percent and New York was up 0.6 percent. Read More