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National Milk Day: January 11, 2021

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Milk Production: “Released December 17, 2020, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

“November Milk Production up 3.1 Percent

  • Milk production in the 24 major States during November totaled 17.2 billion pounds, up 3.1 percent from November 2019. October revised production, at 17.7 billion pounds, was up 2.5 percent from October 2019. The October revision represented a decrease of 7 million pounds or less than 0.1 percent from last month's preliminary production estimate.
  • Production per cow in the 24 major States averaged 1,935 pounds for November, 41 pounds above November 2019.
  • The number of milk cows on farms in the 24 major States was 8.90 million head, 82,000 head more than November 2019, and 13,000 head more than October 2020.”

Key Stats:

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From Foreign Trade, U.S. International Trade Data

Note: After you create an account, select options for State Export Data (Origin of Movement) or State Import Data (State of Destination) by Harmonized System (HS) or NAICS. Select State, Measures, Commodity, Country, or Time for data. For more information, see the Quick Start Guide.

  • NAICS 31-33: Manufacturing
  • NAICS 311: Food manufacturing
  • NAICS 3115: Dairy product manufacturing
  • NAICS 31151: Dairy product (except frozen) manufacturing
  • NAICS 311511: Fluid milk manufacturing
  • NAICS 311512: Creamery butter manufacturing
  • NAICS 311513: Cheese manufacturing
  • NAICS 311514: Dry, condensed, and evaporated dairy product manufacturing

Source: 2017 Economic Census.

  • 2001275000: Manufacturing of perishable dairy product substitutes, including soy milk, rice milk, almond milk, oat milk, flavored dip, whipped topping, coffee whitener, sour cream, flavored milk drink substitutes, etc.
  • 2001300000: Manufacturing of dry and/or canned dairy product substitutes, including dry coffee whitener, infants' formula, and sour cream, whipped topping, and canned liquid infants' formula, dietary supplements, and weight control products

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