MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Although most milk-producing states had a good month last month, production lagged in Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Dairy farmers across the nation produced 3.1 percent more milk last month than they did in November of last year.READ MORE: Man Fatally Shot In South Minneapolis Identified As Christopher Crockom
The leader, as usual, was California. The nation’s top milk producer generated 3.3 billion pounds for the month, an increase of 4 percent from November 2009.
Most other states also saw an increase of 3-5 percent over that same period.READ MORE: Major Storm Damage In Hudson: Public Library Sustains Significant Damage, All Schools Closed Friday
However, Wisconsin’s production nudged up less than 1 percentage point, to 2.1 billion pounds. It still remains No. 2 in the nation for milk production.
Minnesota was the only major milk-producing state to see a decrease. Dairy farmers there produced 714 million pounds for the month, a 2 percent decrease.MORE NEWS: COVID In MN: MDH Reports 2,645 More Virus Cases As Latest Positivity Rate Hovers At 7.1%
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