Dairy Month Saw Boosted Production

Milk production in Wisconsin during June totaled 2.64 billion pounds, up 3 percent from June 2020. This is according to the latest USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

The milk production report shows the average number of cows during June, at 1.27 million head, was the same as the month prior and 17,000 more than June of last year. Monthly production per cow averaged 2,070 pounds, up 30 pounds from last June.

Looking at the 24 major U.S. states during June, milk production totaled 18.1 billion pounds, up 3.2 percent from June 2020.