Wisconsin's Total Milk Production Is Up
Friday, July 22nd, 2022 -- 10:49 AM
Wisconsin's total milk production was up in June compared to the same period a year earlier.
Wisconsin Ag Connection reports that according to the USDA's latest milk production report, Wisconsin farmers produced 2.67 billion pounds during the month, which was 1.5 percent higher than last June, but lower than the 2.75 billion made in May.
Nationally, 18.1 billion pounds of milk were produced in the 24 major dairy states for the month. That was up 0.3 percent from 2021. California continues to have the highest total production with about 3.46 billion pounds.
The average number of milk cows on Wisconsin farms for the month was 1.27 million head--unchanged from last month.
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