Annual Milk Production Rose Fractionally During 2019
USAgNet - 02/21/2020
The annual production of milk for the United States during 2019 was 218 billion pounds. That was only a fractional 0.4 percent increase over 2018 totals. For the decade, annual total milk production has increased 13.0 percent from 2010.
Production per cow in the United States averaged 23,391 pounds for 2019, 241 pounds above 2018.
The average number of milk cows on farms was 9.34 million head, down 0.7 percent from 2018. The average number of milk cows was revised up 4,000 head for 2019.