Heat & culling pose double whammy to June milk output

On Jul. 20, USDA released its July milk production report, summarizing dairy statistics through the end of June or first half of 2023. In the month of June, dairy farmers culled 16,000 head from the total domestic herd and essentially wiped out any gains in [...]

USDA makes big dairy adjustment, erasing 25% of estimated herd deficit

Although USDA typically tweaks the previous month’s dairy herd statistics, the most recent milk production figures released in July saw a much bigger adjustment. Changes were made going back many months, almost to the start of the calendar year, most months’ numbers. So, rather [...]

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