NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon May 19, 2014 04:42 PM CDT
Milk

USDA released the milk production report for April and showed an increase of 1.2% for the top 23 states. Production per cow reached 1,911 pounds and the highest production per cow for the month of April since the series began in 2003. There is no comparison to be made to last year due to the government not reporting for a period of four months. Cow numbers in the top 23 states totaled 8.53 million head. Cow numbers in the U.S. totaled 9.231 million head, up 10,000 from March. Milk production per cow in the country totaled 1,888 pound with ...

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