Wisconsin milk production up from a year ago

Milk production in Wisconsin during February 2023 totaled 2.45 billion pounds, up slightly from the previous February, according to the latest USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service – Milk Production report.

The average number of milk cows during February, at 1.27 million head, was unchanged from last month but down 3,000 from February 2022. Monthly production per cow averaged 1,925 pounds, up 10 pounds from last February.