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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                    

Dairy Product Production - December 2023
December 22 December 23 % Change YTD 2022* YTD 20233 % Change
Cheese
American types1 485,708 488,063 0.5 5,634,604 5,718,915 1.5
Cheddar 343,228 336,499 -2.0 3,953,291 3,986,770 0.8
Other American 142,480 151,564 6.4 1,681,313 1,732,145 3.0
Blue & Gorgonzola 6,577 6,753 2.7 91,035 84,296 -7.4
Brick & Muenster 15,328 16,444 7.3 193,373 194,793 0.7
Cream & Neufchatel 92,120 91,933 -0.2 1,120,420 1,127,312 0.6
Feta 9,821 9,485 -3.4 143,726 147,254 2.5
Gouda 4,984 5,960 19.6 61,220 62,633 2.3
Hispanic 32,636 39,081 19.7 382,178 415,703 8.8
Italian types 508,061 509,533 0.3 5,930,861 5,862,959 -1.1
Mozzarella 399,393 403,583 1.0 4,649,053 4,624,936 -0.5
Parmesan 42,877 41,333 -3.6 499,112 484,654 -2.9
Provolone 30,136 30,333 0.7 382,403 371,349 -2.9
Ricotta 22,717 22,744 0.1 246,486 247,387 0.4
Romano 4,355 4,452 2.2 58,330 49,344 -15.4
Other Italian 8,583 7,088 -17.4 95,477 86,289 -9.6
Swiss 30,520 29,030 -4.9 350,888 335,428 -4.4
All other types 12,984 13,778 6.1 161,789 156,996 -3.0
TOTAL CHEESE 1,198,739 1,210,060 0.9 14,070,094 14,106,289 0.3
Butter 188,022 196,320 4.4 2,056,664 2,113,592 2.8
Cottage Cheese - curd 29,036 31,179 7.4 362,249 396,963 9.6
Cottage Cheese - cream 29,136 29,538 1.4 344,001 376,277 9.4
Cottage Cheese - lowfat 21,858 26,013 19.0 294,303 331,314 12.6
Sour Cream 133,622 134,415 0.6 1,492,935 1,510,782 1.2
Yogurt (Plain & Flav.) 371,368 368,963 -0.6 4,620,175 4,760,537 3.0
Dry Whole Milk 8,441 9,600 13.7 136,756 109,639 -19.8
NDM - Human 167,711 146,409 -12.7 1,970,051 1,878,453 -4.6
Skim Milk Powders2 63,766 48,300 -24.3 638,843 548,452 -14.1
Dry Skim - Animal 602 546 -9.3 8,851 8,773 -0.9
Dry Buttermilk 14,168 14,621 3.2 138,542 142,194 2.6
Cond. Whey - Human 9,347 9,670 3.5 116,406 114,364 -1.8
Dry Whey - Human 72,761 66,062 -9.2 895,558 873,870 -2.4
Dry Whey - Animal 2,169 4,319 99.1 29,325 52,654 79.6
Lactose - Human & Animal 89,419 90,904 1.7 1,126,535 1,098,338 -2.5
WPC - Human 40,434 41,057 1.5 452,622 481,265 6.3
WPC - Animal 1,274 1,085 -14.8 12,722 11,616 -8.7
WPC 25.0-49.9 Percent 15,284 12,560 -17.8 159,811 162,138 1.5
WPC 50.0-89.9 Percent 26,424 29,582 12.0 305,533 330,752 8.3
Protein Isolates 8,761 10,067 14.9 129,852 115,185 -11.3
Ice Cream, hard 53,665 47,724 -11.1 723,867 715,336 -1.2
Ice Cream, lowfat, total 27,182 23,965 -11.8 421,942 420,387 -0.4
Frozen Yogurt 3,675 3,701 0.7 46,779 45,684 -2.3
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 2022 numbers are revised.


Milk Production — January 2024
January 23 January 24 Pct. Chg. YTD 2023 YTD 2024 Pct. Chg.
Arizona 410 417 1.7 410 417 1.7
California 3,533 3,531 -0.1 3,533 3,531 -0.1
Colorado 441 434 -1.6 441 434 -1.6
Florida 159 169 6.3 159 169 6.3
Georgia 183 177 -3.3 183 177 -3.3
Idaho 1,408 1,379 -2.1 1,408 1,379 -2.1
Illinois 146 147 0.7 146 147 0.7
Indiana 382 380 -0.5 382 380 -0.5
Iowa 503 498 -1.0 503 498 -1.0
Kansas 357 353 -1.1 357 353 -1.1
Michigan 1,020 1,014 -0.6 1,020 1,014 -0.6
Minnesota 896 889 -0.8 896 889 -0.8
New Mexico 608 511 -16.0 608 511 -16.0
New York 1,345 1,339 -0.4 1,345 1,339 -0.4
Ohio 473 481 1.7 473 481 1.7
Oregon 218 205 -6.0 218 205 -6.0
Pennsylvania 848 835 -1.5 848 835 -1.5
South Dakota 360 399 10.8 360 399 10.8
Texas 1,450 1,394 -3.9 1,450 1,394 -3.9
Utah 177 174 -1.7 177 174 -1.7
Vermont 219 211 -3.7 219 211 -3.7
Virginia 121 121 0.0 121 121 0.0
Washington 518 518 0.0 518 518 0.0
Wisconsin 2,699 2,724 0.9 2,699 2,724 0.9
24 STATE TOTAL 18,474 18,300 -0.9 18,474 18,300 -0.9
EST. U.S. TOTAL 19,308 19,090 -1.1 19,308 19,090 -1.1
Note: Production reported in millions of pounds. Source: National Agricultural Statistics Service.

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