July A Good Month For Milk Production In Wisconsin

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 at 7:19 am

July was another good month for Wisconsin’s dairy farmers according to the latest federal statistics. A report out says that Wisconsin produced 2.3 billion pounds of milk in July, which is 3 percent better than its production in July 2012.

The Associated Press reports that national production rose 1 percent, to 15.7 billion pounds.

Wisconsin remains the No. 2 milk-producing state, well behind California and well ahead of third-place Idaho.

Wisconsin and California combine to produce more than one-third of the nation’s milk.

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