Milk Production Trends Upwards

Wisconsin Milk Production

Milk production in Wisconsin during November 2020 totaled 2.49 billion pounds, up 3% from the previous November, according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Milk Production report.

The average number of milk cows during November, at 1.26 million head, was up 2,000 from last month but down 5,000 from last year. Monthly production per cow averaged 1,975 pounds, up 60 pounds from last November.

U.S. Milk Production

Milk production in the 24 major States during November totaled 17.2 billion pounds, up 3.1% from November 2019.

October revised production, at 17.7 billion pounds, was up 2.5% from October 2019. The October revision represented a decrease of 7 million pounds or less than 0.1% from last month’s preliminary production estimate. Production per cow in the 24 major States averaged 1,935 pounds for November, 41 pounds above November