Milk production in Wisconsin during September 2022 totaled 2.62 billion pounds, up 1 percent from the previous September according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Milk Production
report. The average number of milk cows during September, at 1.27 million head, was 1,000 below last month and down 7,000 from September 2021. Monthly production per cow averaged 2,060 pounds, up 30 pounds from last September.
United States Milk Production
Milk production in the 24 major States during September totaled 17.5 billion pounds, up 1.6 percent from September 2021. August revised production, at 18.2 billion pounds, was up 1.8 percent from August 2021. The
August revision represented an increase of 13 million pounds or 0.1 percent from last month’s preliminary production estimate.
Production per cow in the 24 major States averaged 1,961 pounds for September, 26 pounds above September 2021.
The number of milk cows on farms in the 24 major States was 8.93 million head, 19,000 head more than September 2021, but 2,000 head less than August 2022. Milk production in the United States during the July – September quarter totaled 56.5 billion pounds, up 1.2 percent from the July – September quarter last year. The average number of milk cows in the United States during the quarter was 9.41 million head, unchanged from the April – June quarter, but 29,000 head less than the same period last year.