Ag stats: 1st quarter 2022 milk production highlights – USDA mountain states region

PICT Animal - Guernsey Cattle
Published Sunday, April 24, 2022

Arizona dairy herds produced 1.26 billion pounds of milk during the January - March quarter, down 1.7 percent from the previous year. 

Colorado dairy herds produced 1.30 billion pounds of milk during the January - March quarter, down 1.0 percent from the previous year. 

Montana dairy herds produced 57.0 million pounds of milk during the January - March quarter, down 6.6 percent from the previous year. 

New Mexico dairy herds produced 1.86 billion pounds of milk during the January - March quarter, down 11.4 percent from the previous year. 

Utah dairy herds produced 533.0 million pounds of milk during the January - March quarter, down 2.4 percent from the previous year. 

Wyoming dairy herds produced 56.1 million pounds of milk during the January - March quarter, up 7.9 percent from the previous year.

UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS 

Milk production in the United States during the January - March quarter totaled 56.3 billion pounds, down 1.0 percent from the January - March quarter last year.

Mountain Region Quarterly Milk Production by State and United States: January - March 2022

 

Quarterly Milk Production

Change from 2021

State

2021

2022 (1)

 
 

Million pounds

Million pounds

Percent

Arizona 

1,284.0 

1,262.0 

-1.7 

Colorado 

1,310.0 

1,297.0 

-1.0 

Montana 

61.0 

57.0 

-6.6 

New Mexico 

2,099.0 

1,859.0 

-11.4 

Utah 

546.0 

533.0 

-2.4 

Wyoming 

52.0 

56.1 

7.9 

United States 

56,847.0 

56,263.0 

-0.1 

- Represents less than 0.5% 

(1) Preliminary 

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