Protecting Your Profits Resources

The Center for Dairy Excellence offers several informative resources to help producers identify opportunities to protect their profits. These documents are reviewed on a monthly basis through our:

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Scorecards

View state and national dairy industry scorecard data below. Click on the dropdown menu to evaluate industry trends and compare data on a monthly and yearly basis. Can’t find the dairy data you are looking for? Click here to access the full Pennsylvania Scorecard and Click here for the full U.S. Scorecard. Note: Beginning in February 2021, Dairy Records Management Systems (DRMS), the company that processes DHIA data, updated to a more accurate method of calculating pregnancy rate. In general, this resulted in lower pregnancy rates calculated for Pennsylvania dairy herds as reflected in the large drop from January and previous months to February. 

Pennsylvania Dairy Industry Scorecard
The Center publishes a monthly "PA Dairy Industry Performance Scorecard," which looks at key factors supporting the growth of Pennsylvania’s dairy industry and evaluates trends affecting Pennsylvania’s dairy farms.
Cg Lst Yr
-1.45%
Cg Lst Mn
0.00%
Aug-21
475,000
Jul-21
475,000
Jun-21
475,000
May-21
475,000
Apr-21
475,000
Aug-20
482,000
Aug-19
485,000
Aug-18
519,000
Aug-17
525,000
Cg Lst Yr
0.00%
Cg Lst Mn
-1.64%
Aug-21
841
Jul-21
855
Jun-21
846
May-21
893
Apr-21
874
Aug-20
841
Aug-19
829
Aug-18
882
Aug-17
906
Cg Lst Yr
1.70%
Cg Lst Mn
-0.50%
Aug-21
$18.40
Jul-21
$18.50
Jun-21
$19.10
May-21
$19.30
Apr-21
$18.40
Aug-20
$18.10
Aug-19
$19.40
Aug-18
$16.40
Aug-17
$19.20
Cg Lst Yr
33.29%
Cg Lst Mn
1.08%
Aug-21
$9.33
Jul-21
$9.23
Jun-21
$8.90
May-21
$9.54
Apr-21
$9.03
Aug-20
$7.00
Aug-19
$6.67
Aug-18
$6.36
Aug-17
$6.07
Cg Lst Yr
-15.26%
Cg Lst Mn
-3.95%
Aug-21
$7.05
Jul-21
$7.34
Jun-21
$7.65
May-21
$7.32
Apr-21
$7.03
Aug-20
$8.32
Aug-19
$9.55
Aug-18
$7.53
Aug-17
$9.85
Cg Lst Yr
-15.32%
Cg Lst Mn
-3.98%
Aug-21
$9.40
Jul-21
$9.79
Jun-21
$10.20
May-21
$9.76
Apr-21
$9.37
Aug-20
$11.10
Aug-19
$12.73
Aug-18
$10.04
Aug-17
$13.13
Cg Lst Yr
3.34%
Cg Lst Mn
0.29%
Aug-21
23,232
Jul-21
23,166
Jun-21
23,085
May-21
23,008
Apr-21
22,827
Aug-20
22,482
Aug-19
21,766
Aug-18
22,454
Aug-17
22,366
Cg Lst Yr
0.04%
Cg Lst Mn
1.81%
Aug-21
229,750
Jul-21
225,660
Jun-21
200,840
May-21
179,290
Apr-21
182,660
Aug-20
229,650
Aug-19
239,110
Aug-18
248,010
Aug-17
246,350
Cg Lst Yr
-7.31%
Cg Lst Mn
-6.71%
Aug-21
1,154
Jul-21
1,237
Jun-21
1,510
May-21
1,575
Apr-21
1,663
Aug-20
1,245
Aug-19
1,265
Aug-18
1,254
Aug-17
1,359
Cg Lst Yr
1.25%
Cg Lst Mn
-0.82%
Aug-21
182.87
Jul-21
184.39
Jun-21
185.48
May-21
183.12
Apr-21
177.8
Aug-20
180.61
Aug-19
184.51
Aug-18
181.53
Aug-17
183.93
Cg Lst Yr
-16.74%
Cg Lst Mn
-1.52%
Aug-21
16.81%
Jul-21
17.07%
Jun-21
16.64%
May-21
16.09%
Apr-21
15.30%
Aug-20
20.19%
Aug-19
19.72%
Aug-18
19.89%
Aug-17
19.89%
Cg Lst Yr
-0.19%
Cg Lst Mn
0.12%
Aug-21
85.52
Jul-21
85.42
Jun-21
85.38
May-21
84.68
Apr-21
84.43
Aug-20
85.68
Aug-19
85.98
Aug-18
85.59
Aug-17
86.58
Cg Lst Yr
0.04%
Cg Lst Mn
-0.04%
Aug-21
25.28
Jul-21
25.29
Jun-21
25.36
May-21
25.35
Apr-21
25.42
Aug-20
25.27
Aug-19
24.99
Aug-18
24.91
Aug-17
25.03
Cg Lst Yr
5.54%
Cg Lst Mn
0.58%
Aug-21
39.83%
Jul-21
39.60%
Jun-21
39.57%
May-21
39.85%
Apr-21
39.94%
Aug-20
37.74%
Aug-19
38.97%
Aug-18
38.30%
Aug-17
36.39%
US Dairy Industry Scorecard
To provide an overview the national dairy industry, with consumption, marketing and production trends, The Center publishes the monthly "US Dairy Industry Performance" scorecard.
YoY % change
1.13%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
0.78%
3 yr Average
9,389
August 2021
9,480
July 2021
9,499
June 2021
9,503
May 2021
9,509
April 2021
9,497
August 2020
9,374
August 2019
9,318
August 2018
9,379
August 2017
9,404
YoY % change
16.02%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
-2.07%
3 yr Average
261,467
August 2021
261,400
July 2021
247,900
June 2021
237,500
May 2021
223,400
April 2021
245,500
August 2020
225,300
August 2019
266,600
August 2018
279,700
August 2017
265,600
YoY % change
1.12%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
2.13%
3 yr Average
18,478
August 2021
18,840
July 2021
19,122
June 2021
18,954
May 2021
19,855
April 2021
19,330
August 2020
18,632
August 2019
18,267
August 2018
18,250
August 2017
18,049
YoY % change
-0.01%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
1.44%
3 yr Average
74.3
August 2021
73.7
July 2021
74.6
June 2021
76.4
May 2021
77.4
April 2021
78.0
August 2020
73.7
August 2019
72.7
August 2018
72.1
August 2017
71.2
YoY % change
17.79%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
4.42%
3 yr Average
$286,290
August 2021
$0
July 2021
$344,802
June 2021
$373,140
May 2021
$321,713
April 2021
$314,912
August 2020
$277,307
August 2019
$286,231
August 2018
$273,917
August 2017
$277,557
YoY % change
21.73%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
10.88%
3 yr Average
$528,031
August 2021
$0
July 2021
$661,439
June 2021
$663,692
May 2021
$682,021
April 2021
$681,340
August 2020
$538,911
August 2019
$485,901
August 2018
$473,032
August 2017
$459,903
YoY % change
-51.52%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
-12.54%
3 yr Average
$8.77
August 2021
$5.25
July 2021
$5.68
June 2021
$6.24
May 2021
$6.89
April 2021
$6.94
August 2020
$10.83
August 2019
$9.85
August 2018
$7.43
August 2017
$9.67
YoY % change
7.50%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
4.23%
3 yr Average
$64.27
August 2021
$76.00
July 2021
$75.60
June 2021
$73.90
May 2021
$70.80
April 2021
$71.10
August 2020
$70.70
August 2019
$68.30
August 2018
$63.00
August 2017
$76.30
YoY % change
-19.3%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
3.00%
3 yr Average
$17.10
August 2021
$15.95
July 2021
$16.49
June 2021
$17.21
May 2021
$18.96
April 2021
$17.67
August 2020
$19.77
August 2019
$17.60
August 2018
$14.95
August 2017
$16.57
YoY % change
-5.85%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
1.59%
3 yr Average
$18.17
August 2021
$17.70
July 2021
$17.90
June 2021
$18.40
May 2021
$19.20
April 2021
$18.40
August 2020
$18.80
August 2019
$18.90
August 2018
$15.90
August 2017
$18.00
YoY % change
-16.13%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
1.28%
3 yr Average
$16.65
August 2021
$16.59
July 2021
$17.42
June 2021
$18.29
May 2021
$17.10
April 2021
$15.51
August 2020
$19.78
August 2019
$17.89
August 2018
$14.15
August 2017
$16.72
YoY % change
24.42%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
-3.68%
3 yr Average
$15.55
August 2021
$16.51
July 2021
$16.83
June 2021
$16.66
May 2021
$16.22
April 2021
$15.56
August 2020
$13.27
August 2019
$17.60
August 2018
$15.07
August 2017
$17.56
YoY % change
27.06%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
-2.90%
3 yr Average
$14.97
August 2021
$15.92
July 2021
$16.60
June 2021
$16.35
May 2021
$16.16
April 2021
$15.42
August 2020
$12.53
August 2019
$16.74
August 2018
$14.63
August 2017
$16.61

Zach Myers, the Center’s Risk Education Manager, reviews both of these scorecards monthly during his “Protecting Your Profits” webinar and podcast series. The webinars are held the fourth Wednesday of every month, and the podcasts are released shortly after that. View the most recent webinar, and subscribe to the podcast series.