October Milk Production in the U.S. Up 1.3 Percent
USAgNet - 11/20/2019
Milk production in the United States during October totaled 18.1 billion pounds, up 1.3 percent from October 2018.
Production per cow in the United States averaged 1,941 pounds for October, 33 pounds above October 2018.
California continues to have the highest total production with about 3.41 billion pounds. Texas had the greatest increase in output as that state produced 1.14 billion pounds--9.3 percent more than the same period last year.
The number of milk cows on farms in the United States was 9.33 million head, 40,000 head less than October 2018, but 5,000 head more than September 2019.