August Milk Production in the United States up 0.2 Percent

August Milk Production up 0.4 Percent


Milk production in the 24 major States during August totaled 17.4 billion pounds, up 0.4 percent from August 2018. July revised production, at 17.5 billion pounds, was up 0.4 percent from July 2018. The July revision represented an increase of 38 million pounds or 0.2 percent from last month's preliminary production estimate.


Production per cow in the 24 major States averaged 1,986 pounds for August, 18 pounds above August 2018.