MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The rate of milk production continues to slow in Wisconsin and Minnesota, even as other states show moderate improvement.
Wisconsin produced 2.2 billion pounds of milk last month, down a fraction of a percent from the same month last year. Production fell 2 percent in Minnesota, where dairy farmers harvested 761 million pounds.READ MORE: 'She Was A Jewel': Community Holds Vigil For Victim Of Quadruple Homicide
The slowing rate of production in the two states continues a trend that has persisted for several months. Other states, however, are on an upward trend.READ MORE: Woman Critically Injured In Minneapolis Shooting
The greatest rate of increase was in Texas, which produced 816 million pounds for the month, a 7 percent increase. California is still No. 1 overall, generating 3.5 billion pounds for a 3 percent increase.
Nationwide, dairy production in April rose 2 percent to 15.5 billion pounds.MORE NEWS: Twins, Lynx, And Gophers Take Home Weekend Wins
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