01-24-17 OCTOBER – DECEMBER 2016 QUARTERLY MILK PRODUCTION MOUNTAIN REGION HIGHLIGHTS

USDA NASS Regional ReleaseOCTOBER – DECEMBER 2016 QUARTERLY MILK PRODUCTION MOUNTAIN REGION HIGHLIGHTS

Arizona dairy herds produced 1.17 billion pounds of milk during the October – December quarter, up 0.7 percent from the previous year.

Colorado dairy herds produced 997 million pounds of milk during the October – December quarter, up 6.2 percent from the previous year.

Montana dairy herds produced 72.0 million pounds of milk during the October – December quarter, down 1.4 percent from the previous year.

New Mexico dairy herds produced 1.96 billion pounds of milk during the October – December quarter, up 3.9 percent from the previous year.

Utah dairy herds produced 522.0 million pounds of milk during the October – December quarter, down 2.4 percent from the previous year.

Wyoming dairy herds produced 35.7 million pounds of milk during the October – December quarter, up 3.8 percent from the previous year.

UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS
Nationally, U.S. milk production during the October – December quarter totaled 52.5 billion pounds, up 2.4 percent from the October – December quarter last year.

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For complete results of the Milk Production report go to www.nass.usda.gov