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Accession Number PB2012-114898
Title Milk Production (Released September 19, 2012).
Publication Date Sep 2012
Media Count 7p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract Milk production in the 23 major States during August totaled 15.3 billion pounds, down 0.2 percent from August 2011. July revised production at 15.5 billion pounds, was up 0.7 percent from July 2011. The July revision represented a decrease of 24 million pounds or 0.2 percent from last month's preliminary production estimate. Production per cow in the 23 major States averaged 1,803 pounds for August, 10 pounds below August 2011. The number of milk cows on farms in the 23 major States was 8.50 million head, 32,000 head more than August 2011, but 4,000 head less than July 2012.
Keywords Cows
Dairy products
Statistical data

Source Agency National Agricultural Statistics Service
NTIS Subject Category 98H - Food Technology
98B - Agricultural Economics
96A - Domestic Commerce, Marketing, & Economics
Corporate Author National Agricultural Statistics Service, Washington, DC. Agricultural Statistics Board.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1226
Contract Number N/A

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