June Milk Production up 0.5 Percent , April-June Milk Production up 0.4 Percent
June Milk Production up 0.5 Percent
Milk production in the 24 major States during June totaled 17.4 billion pounds, up 0.5 percent from June 2019. May revised production, at 18.0 billion pounds, was down 0.5 percent from May 2019. The May revision represented an increase of 93 million pounds or 0.5 percent from last month's preliminary production estimate. Production per cow in the 24 major States averaged 1,974 pounds for June, unchanged from June 2019. The number of milk cows on farms in the 24 major States was 8.83 million head, 43,000 head more than June 2019, but 9,000 head less than May 2020.
April-June Milk Production up 0.4 Percent
Milk production in the United States during the April - June quarter totaled 55.9 billion pounds, up 0.4 percent from the April - June quarter last year. The average number of milk cows in the United States during the quarter was 9.36 million head, 12,000 head less than the January - March quarter, but 31,000 head more than the same period last year.