Monday, July 22, 2013

NY Dairy Cows Produce More Milk in June

News from the USDA:

New York dairy herds produced 1.14 billion  pounds of milk during June, according to Blair Smith, State Statistician of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service, New York Field Office.

This is up 3.9 percent from a year earlier.

Dairy farmers in the Empire State received an average of $20.90 per hundredweight of milk sold during June, up 40 cents from May and $3.90 more than June a year ago. Milk production in the 23 major states during June totaled 15.8 billion pounds, up 1.6 percent from June 2012.

The revised production for May is 16.6 billion pounds, up 1.1 percent from May 2012.

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