South Dakota April Milk Production Up 11 Percent Over 2015

May 20, 2016 07:41 AM
 
South Dakota April Milk Production Up 11 Percent Over 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says South Dakota increased its milk production in April.

The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service says milk production in the state totaled 210 million pounds last month, an 11 percent increase over April 2015.

The average number of milk cows last month was 114,000, up 11,000 during the same period last year. Milk production per cow averaged 1,840 pounds.

 

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Brian Stooksbury
Jefferson City, TN
5/21/2016 08:57 AM
 

  I wonder how much the twenty seven states are up or down in milk production that the USDA doesn't count? We are seeing lots of dairy cattle go to stockyard around here.

 
 

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