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
-1.66%
Cg Lst Mn
0.00%
May 2021
475,000
April 2021
475,000
March 2021
475,000
February 2021
475,000
January 2021
475,000
May 2020
483,000
May 2019
493,000
May 2018
523,000
May 2017
525,000
Cg Lst Yr
1.82%
Cg Lst Mn
2.17%
May 2021
893
April 2021
874
March 2021
883
February 2021
798
January 2021
865
May 2020
877
May 2019
887
May 2018
954
May 2017
974
Cg Lst Yr
37.86%
Cg Lst Mn
4.89%
May 2021
$19.30
April 2021
$18.40
March 2021
$17.90
February 2021
$17.40
January 2021
$17.30
May 2020
$14.00
May 2019
$18.60
May 2018
$16.70
May 2017
$17.40
Cg Lst Yr
20.94%
Cg Lst Mn
-0.23%
May 2021
$8.72
April 2021
$8.74
March 2021
$8.66
February 2021
$9.25
January 2021
$8.74
May 2020
$7.21
May 2019
$7.06
May 2018
$5.99
May 2017
$6.10
Cg Lst Yr
68.04%
Cg Lst Mn
10.30%
May 2021
$8.57
April 2021
$7.77
March 2021
$6.93
February 2021
$6.11
January 2021
$6.42
May 2020
$5.10
May 2019
$8.65
May 2018
$8.04
May 2017
$8.48
Cg Lst Yr
68.34%
Cg Lst Mn
10.43%
May 2021
$11.43
April 2021
$10.35
March 2021
$9.24
February 2021
$8.15
January 2021
$8.56
May 2020
$6.79
May 2019
$11.54
May 2018
$10.71
May 2017
$11.30
Cg Lst Yr
3.10%
Cg Lst Mn
0.79%
May 2021
23,008
April 2021
22,827
March 2021
22,828
February 2021
22,909
January 2021
22,884
May 2020
22,315
May 2019
21,940
May 2018
22,405
May 2017
22,456
Cg Lst Yr
-2.71%
Cg Lst Mn
-1.84%
May 2021
179,290
April 2021
182,660
March 2021
179,070
February 2021
181,110
January 2021
186,960
May 2020
184,290
May 2019
192,280
May 2018
196,540
May 2017
201,000
Cg Lst Yr
-4.26%
Cg Lst Mn
-5.29%
May 2021
1,575
April 2021
1,663
March 2021
1,811
February 2021
1,641
January 2021
1,662
May 2020
1,645
May 2019
1,736
May 2018
1,778
May 2017
1,834
Cg Lst Yr
0.07%
Cg Lst Mn
2.99%
May 2021
183.12
April 2021
177.80
March 2021
173.69
February 2021
170.75
January 2021
170.33
May 2020
183.00
May 2019
182.98
May 2018
181.15
May 2017
186.53
Cg Lst Yr
-27.19%
Cg Lst Mn
5.16%
May 2021
16.09%
April 2021
15.30%
March 2021
14.67%
February 2021
14.30%
January 2021
21.36%
May 2020
22.10%
May 2019
21.40%
May 2018
21.70%
May 2017
21.36%
Cg Lst Yr
0.56%
Cg Lst Mn
0.30%
May 2021
84.68
April 2021
84.43
March 2021
85.29
February 2021
85.34
January 2021
85.29
May 2020
84.21
May 2019
85.24
May 2018
85.54
May 2017
84.93
Cg Lst Yr
0.88%
Cg Lst Mn
-0.28%
May 2021
25.35
April 2021
25.42
March 2021
25.39
February 2021
25.36
January 2021
25.38
May 2020
25.13
May 2019
24.95
May 2018
24.93
May 2017
25.04
Cg Lst Yr
6.49%
Cg Lst Mn
-0.23%
May 2021
39.85%
April 2021
39.94%
March 2021
39.83%
February 2021
41.11%
January 2021
38.50%
May 2020
37.42%
May 2019
39.17%
May 2018
37.67%
May 2017
36.63%
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
1.55%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
0.54%
3 yr Average
9,380
May 2021
9,505
April 2021
9,500
March 2021
9,474
February 2021
9,460
January 2021
9,447
May 2020
9,360
May 2019
9,333
May 2018
9,404
May 2017
9,400
YoY % change
-4.24%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
-4.11%
3 yr Average
261,750
May 2021
223,400
April 2021
245,500
March 2021
302,200
February 2021
265,200
January 2021
277,300
May 2020
233,300
May 2019
258,100
May 2018
245,100
May 2017
237,200
YoY % change
4.63%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
2.07%
3 yr Average
18,433
May 2021
19,850
April 2021
19,340
March 2021
19,780
February 2021
17,667
January 2021
19,750
May 2020
18,972
May 2019
19,058
May 2018
19,114
May 2017
18,952
YoY % change
3.03%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
1.61%
3 yr Average
74.2
May 2021
77.4
April 2021
78.0
March 2021
77.4
February 2021
76.7
January 2021
77.5
May 2020
75.2
May 2019
75.7
May 2018
75.4
May 2017
74.8
YoY % change
23.09%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
1.06%
3 yr Average
$281,711
May 2021
$0
April 2021
$314,912
March 2021
$335,335
February 2021
$223,522
January 2021
$264,609
May 2020
$289,773
May 2019
$314,026
May 2018
$302,994
May 2017
$245,826
YoY % change
32.38%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
9.41%
3 yr Average
$511,296
May 2021
$0
April 2021
$681,340
March 2021
$679,701
February 2021
$557,825
January 2021
$498,155
May 2020
$577,835
May 2019
$531,070
May 2018
$503,066
May 2017
$502,263
YoY % change
28.31%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
1.33%
3 yr Average
$8.89
May 2021
$6.89
April 2021
$6.94
March 2021
$6.46
February 2021
$6.22
January 2021
$7.14
May 2020
$5.37
May 2019
$9.00
May 2018
$6.78
May 2017
$8.97
YoY % change
3.66%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
3.82%
3 yr Average
$63.45
May 2021
$70.80
April 2021
$71.10
March 2021
$67.10
February 2021
$65.60
January 2021
$59.70
May 2020
$68.30
May 2019
$65.60
May 2018
$66.20
May 2017
$73.30
YoY % change
56.2%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
11.63%
3 yr Average
$16.95
May 2021
$18.96
April 2021
$17.67
March 2021
$16.15
February 2021
$15.75
January 2021
$16.04
May 2020
$12.14
May 2019
$16.38
May 2018
$15.18
May 2017
$15.57
YoY % change
41.18%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
4.17%
3 yr Average
$17.99
May 2021
$19.20
April 2021
$18.40
March 2021
$17.40
February 2021
$17.10
January 2021
$17.50
May 2020
$13.60
May 2019
$18.00
May 2018
$16.20
May 2017
$16.70
YoY % change
32.05%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
0.27%
3 yr Average
$16.44
May 2021
$17.10
April 2021
$15.51
March 2021
$15.20
February 2021
$15.54
January 2021
$15.14
May 2020
$12.95
May 2019
$16.42
May 2018
$14.44
May 2017
$15.20
YoY % change
31.87%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
-8.31%
3 yr Average
$15.43
May 2021
$16.22
April 2021
$15.56
March 2021
$15.07
February 2021
$14.00
January 2021
$14.18
May 2020
$12.30
May 2019
$16.48
May 2018
$14.47
May 2017
$14.84
YoY % change
51.45%
1 year rolling as % of 3 year average
-7.39%
3 yr Average
$14.83
May 2021
$16.16
April 2021
$15.42
March 2021
$14.18
February 2021
$13.19
January 2021
$13.75
May 2020
$10.67
May 2019
$16.29
May 2018
$14.57
May 2017
$14.49

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.