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DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Wed Mar 19, 2014 04:20 PM CDT
Milk

Milk production in the top 23 states showed an increase of 1.4% from a year ago, totaling 14.9 billion pounds. Production per cow averaged 1,753 pounds, up 21 pounds from last year. Cow numbers were down 1,000 head from January. Milk production in the U.S. increased 1.1% with production per cow at 1,730 pounds, up 21 pounds from last year. Cow numbers totaled 9.211 million head, the same amount as January and down 12,000 head from a year ago. The greatest percentage growth in milk production took place in Colorado with an increase of 6.0%. California was next with ...

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