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Current Production Charts


Class III Price (for prices reflected January 2001 to the present)
(Dollars per hundredweight, 3.5% butterfat test)
Year
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
2001
9.99
10.27
11.42
12.06
13.83
15.02
15.46
15.55
15.90
14.60
11.31
11.80
2002
11.87
11.63
10.65
10.85
10.82
10.09
9.33
9.54
9.92
10.72
9.84
9.74
2003
9.78
9.66
9.11
9.41
9.71
9.75
11.78
13.80
14.30
14.39
13.47
11.87
2004
11.61
11.89
14.49
9.41
9.71
9.75
14.85
14.04
14.30
14.16
14.89
16.14
2005
14.14
14.70
14.08
19.66
20.58
17.68
14.35
13.60
14.30
14.35
13.35
13.37
2006
13.39
12.20
11.11
10.93
10.83
11.29
10.92
11.06
12.29
12.32
12.84
13.47
2007
13.56
14.18
15.09
16.09
17.60
20.17
21.38
19.83
20.07
18.70
19.22
20.60
2008 19.32 17.03 18.00 16.76 18.18 20.25 18.24 17.32 16.28 17.06 15.51 15.28
2009 10.78 9.31 10.44 10.78 9.84 9.97 9.97 11.20 12.11 12.82 14.08 14.98
2010 14.50 14.28 12.78 12.92 13.38 13.62 13.74 15.18 16.26 16.94 15.44
13.83
2011 13.48 17.00 19.40 16.87 16.52 19.11 21.39 21.67 19.07 18.03 19.07 18.77
2012 17.05 16.06 15.72 15.72 15.23 15.63 16.68 17.73 19.00 21.02 20.83 18.66
2013 18.14 17.25 16.93 17.59 18.52 18.02 17.38 17.91 18.14 18.22 18.83 18.95
2014 21.15 23.35 23.33 24.31 22.57 21.36 21.60 22.25 24.60 23.82 21.94 17.82
2015 16.18 15.46 15.56 15.81 16.19 16.72 16.33 16.27 15.82 15.46 15.30 14.44
2016 13.72 13.80 13.74 13.63 12.76 13.22 15.24 16.91 16.39 14.82 16.76 17.40
2017 16.77 16.88 15.81 15.22 15.57 16.44 15.45 16.57 16.36 16.69 16.88 15.44
2018 14.00 13.40 14.22 14.47 15.18 15.21 14.10 14.95 16.09 15.53 14.44 13.78
2019 13.96 13.89 15.04 15.96 16.38 16.27 17.55 17.60 18.31 18.72 20.45 19.37
2020 17.05 17.00 16.25 13.07 12.14 21.04 24.54 19.77 16.43 21.61 23.34 15.72
2021 16.04 15.75 16.15 17.67 18.96 17.21 16.49 15.95 16.53 17.83 18.03 18.36
2022 20.38 20.91 22.45 24.42 25.21 24.33 22.52 20.10

19.82

21.81 21.01 20.50
2023 19.43 17.78 18.10 18.52 16.11 14.91 13.77 17.19 18.39 16.84 17.15 16.04
2024 15.17 16.08 16.34 15.50 18.55              

Dairy Product Production - April 2024
April 23 April 24 % Change YTD 2023* YTD 20243 % Change
Cheese
American types1 491,399 468,103 -4.7 1,964,343 1,877,121 -4.4
Cheddar 352,686 322,306 -8.6 1,402,732 1,308,235 -6.7
Other American 138,713 145,797 5.1 561,611 568,886 1.3
Blue & Gorgonzola 6,472 6,869 6.1 27,689 27,677 0.0
Brick & Muenster 15,179 15,544 2.4 65,217 65,492 0.4
Cream & Neufchatel 85,063 97,276 14.4 372,670 393,993 5.7
Feta 12,916 13,317 3.1 48,190 50,204 4.2
Gouda 5,367 6,692 24.7 21,070 25,589 21.4
Hispanic 33,056 34,661 4.9 133,486 142,011 6.4
Italian types 474,325 503,886 6.2 1,932,932 2,009,921 4.0
Mozzarella 378,076 401,166 6.1 1,517,774 1,583,550 4.3
Parmesan 36,440 39,007 7.0 163,639 166,419 1.7
Provolone 30,568 32,581 6.6 123,171 125,755 2.1
Ricotta 18,178 18,158 -0.1 83,283 82,725 -0.7
Romano 3,969 4,989 25.7 16,238 19,053 17.3
Other Italian 7,094 7,985 12.6 28,827 32,419 12.5
Swiss 28,114 27,191 -3.3 110,140 109,006 -1.0
All other types 13,232 13,050 -1.4 53,119 50,254 -5.4
TOTAL CHEESE 1,165,123 1,186,589 1.8 4,728,856 4,751,268 0.5
Butter 197,344 207,841 5.3 794,148 833,259 4.9
Cottage Cheese - curd 30,516 37,717 23.6 126,089 141,081 11.9
Cottage Cheese - cream 28,531 35,842 25.6 120,292 136,698 13.6
Cottage Cheese - lowfat 25,100 32,609 29.9 102,313 120,593 17.9
Sour Cream 118,718 124,292 4.7 488,143 495,975 1.6
Yogurt (Plain & Flav.) 371,914 412,413 10.9 1,568,892 1,634,550 4.2
Dry Whole Milk 8,529 9,037 6.0 36,201 37,472 3.5
NDM - Human 198,521 173,381 -12.7 751,096 642,735 -14.4
Skim Milk Powders2 45,797 36,254 -20.8 197,966 157,725 -20.3
Dry Skim - Animal 530 624 17.7 3,388 2,486 -26.6
Dry Buttermilk 13,168 13,429 2.0 54,676 60,846 11.3
Cond. Whey - Human 7,563 7,133 -5.7 31,829 31,967 0.4
Dry Whey - Human 75,230 75,253 0.0 281,713 289,418 2.7
Dry Whey - Animal 4,365 5,987 37.2 18,590 21,602 16.2
Lactose - Human & Animal 92,838 91,450 -1.5 365,241 367,613 0.6
WPC - Human 40,769 38,306 -6.0 161,302 161,127 -0.1
WPC - Animal 1,050 943 -10.2 3,630 3,697 1.8
WPC 25.0-49.9 Percent 14,365 10,978 -23.6 57,808 45,967 -20.5
WPC 50.0-89.9 Percent 27,454 28,271 3.0 107,124 119,577 11.6
Protein Isolates 9,285 15,434 66.2 37,360 60,954 63.2
Ice Cream, hard 60,272 64,678 7.3 234,474 237,812 1.4
Ice Cream, lowfat, total 40,975 38,536 -6.0 153,436 134,072 -12.6
Frozen Yogurt 3,238 3,122 -3.6 12,982 14,131 8.9
Notes: Production reported in thousands of pounds, except frozen products, which are reported in thousands of gallons.
Source: USDA. All production percentages are rounded.
1Includes, Cheddar, Colby, Monterey and Jack.2Includes protein standardized and blends.
3YTD includes current plus revised previous months' data. *YTD 2023 numbers are revised.


Milk Production — April 2024
April 23 April 24 Pct. Chg. YTD 2023 YTD 2024 Pct. Chg.
Arizona 428 422 -1.4 1,666 1,679 0.8
California 3,537 3,544 0.2 13,983 14,108 0.9
Colorado 444 442 -0.5 1,739 1,749 0.6
Florida 166 185 11.4 656 730 11.3
Georgia 180 167 -7.2 720 669 -7.1
Idaho 1,408 1,406 -0.1 5,554 5,528 -0.5
Illinois 147 149 1.4 580 591 1.9
Indiana 380 381 0.3 1,504 1,505 0.1
Iowa 494 512 3.6 1,968 2,022 2.7
Kansas 360 346 -3.9 1,418 1,399 -1.3
Michigan 1,007 1,012 0.5 3,991 4,036 1.1
Minnesota 874 872 -0.2 3,490 3,480 -0.3
New Mexico 602 498 -17.3 2,381 2,030 -14.7
New York 1,342 1,342 0.0 5,283 5,317 0.6
Ohio 473 481 1.7 1,872 1,907 1.9
Oregon 221 207 -6.3 869 809 -6.9
Pennsylvania 855 851 -0.5 3,355 3,351 -0.1
South Dakota 358 402 12.3 1,416 1,598 12.9
Texas 1,413 1,366 -3.3 5,694 5,555 -2.4
Utah 174 175 0.6 686 689 0.4
Vermont 215 207 -3.7 849 832 -2.0
Virginia 121 123 1.7 479 484 1.0
Washington 531 529 -0.4 2,069 2,091 1.1
Wisconsin 2,656 2,722 2.5 10,547 10,780 2.2
24 STATE TOTAL 18,386 18,341 -0.2 72,769 72,939 0.2
EST. U.S. TOTAL 19,204 19,135 -0.4 76,041 76,099 0.1
Note: Production reported in millions of pounds. Source: National Agricultural Statistics Service. *YTD figures include preliminary current month plus revised previous months.

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