Ag stats: Mountains states first quarter 2021 milk production highlights

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Published Saturday, April 24, 2021

Arizona dairy herds produced 1.27 billion pounds of milk during the January - March quarter, down 2.1 percent from the previous year. 

Colorado dairy herds produced 1.31 billion pounds of milk during the January - March quarter, up 4.2 percent from the previous year.

Montana dairy herds produced 61.0 million pounds of milk during the January - March quarter, down 4.7 from the previous year. 

New Mexico dairy herds produced 2.10 billion pounds of milk during the January - March quarter, down 0.7 percent from the previous year. 

Utah dairy herds produced 542.0 million pounds of milk during the January - March quarter, down 2.3 percent from the previous year. 

Wyoming dairy herds produced 52.0 million pounds of milk during the January - March quarter, up 30.0 percent from the previous year. 

UNITED STATES HIGHLIGHTS 

Milk production in the United States during the January - March quarter totaled 56.75 billion pounds, up 1.0 percent from the January - March quarter last year.

Mountain Region Quarterly Milk Production by State and United States: January - March 2021

State

Quarterly Milk Production

Change from 2019

 

2020

2021 (1)

 
 

million pounds

million pounds

Percent

Arizona 

1,292.0 

1,265.0 

-2.1 

Colorado 

1,253.0 

1,306.0 

4.2 

Montana 

64.0 

61.0 

-4.7 

New Mexico 

2,114.0 

2,099.0 

-0.7 

Utah 

555.0 

542.0 

-2.3 

Wyoming 

40.0 

52.0 

30.0 

United States 

56,174.0 

56,745.0 

1.0 

(1) Preliminary 

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