The USDA says milk production rose again in October. The Agricultural Statistics Service says October milk production totaled 18.1 billion pounds, up 1.4% from a year ago.
USDA also revised the September milk production figures down by 13 million pounds or a tenth of a percent.
Production per cow in the 24 major dairy states averaged 2,021 pounds in October. That’s 18 pounds per cow higher than a year ago.
The number of milk cows on U.S.