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Farm Women United

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History of Milk Pricing

Year

Gross Value

of Production Milk

Gross Value of Production including cattle and other

Total Economic 

Cost

Value of Production

less total cost

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1980

1981

1982

1983

1984

1985

1986

1987

1988

1989

1990

1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

$12.95

$13.69

$13.52

$13.50

$13.38

$12.69

$12.46

$12.48

$12.20

$13.53

$13.70

$12.24

$13.15

$12.76

$12.99

$12.80

$14.78

$13.43

$15.51

$14.39

$12.63

$15.36

$12.47

$12.86

$16.58

$15.23

$12.99

$19.28

$18.48

$12.81

$16.26

$19.67

$18.64

$19.88

$23.76

$17.02

$16.17

$14.33

$14.94

$14.66

$14.59

$14.45

$13.74

$13.47

$13.65

$13.44

$15.01

$15.27

$13.73

$14.58

$14.35

$14.50

$14.27

$16.17

$14.87

$16.89

$15.83

$14.25

$17.22

$14.10

$14.72

$18.68

$17.03

$14.70

$21.15

$20.93

$14.78

$18.07

$22.01

$21.19

$22.38

$26.77

$19.86

$18.30

$12.64

$13.08

$12.94

$13.32

$13.52

$13.07

$12.76

$12.52

$13.88

$14.31

$14.73

$14.14

$13.94

$15.78

$16.49

$16.65

$17.13

$18.37

$17.25

$16.53

$18.02

$18.50

$18.87

$19.22

$19.83

$18.46

$19.03

$20.90

$24.04

$22.28

$20.82

$23.88

$25.69

$28.27

$28.50

$27.00

$26.10

+$1.69

+$1.86

+$1.72

+$1.27

+$0.93

+$0.68

+$0.71

+$1.13

-$0.44

+$0.70

+$0.54

-$0.41

+$0.64

-$1.43

-$1.99

-$2.38

-$0.96

-$3.50

-$0.36

-$0.70

-$3.77

-$1.28

-$4.77

-$4.50

-$1.15

-$1.43

-$4.33

+$0.25

-$3.11

-$7.50

-$2.75

-$1.87

-$4.20

-$5.89

-$1.73

-$7.14

$16.17    

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Source: USDA/ERS-Commodity Costs and Returns

**Currently dairy farmers are receiving between $13-$15 per hundredweight for their milk

3/18/18           

Milk Production, Marketings, and

Commercial Disappearance

Milk Production, Marketings, and Commercial Disappearance

In Millions of Pounds

Year

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Jan-May

Milk

Production

154,268

156,603

157,441

162,711

167,658

165,336

169,758

170,312

170,805

176,989

181,863

185,602

189,992

189,320

193,118

196,245

200,642

201,231

206,054

208,547

212,405

215,466

91,893

Marketing

152,840

155,266

156,091

161,411

166,328

164,062

168,533

169,237

169,755

175,884

180,786

184,459

188,815

188,240

192,162

195,277

199,687

200,246

205,090

207,629

211,414

214,490

91,893

Commercial

Disappearance

155,062

156,484

159,931

164,948

169,205

169,432

170,461

174,661

176,241

179,726

184,202

188,253

193,040

190,355

195,555

198,441

202,620

205,086

209,319

211,540

217,964

219,750

88,373

Milk Production

United States Milk Production figures include milk that is used on the farm.

Marketings

Raw Milk that goes to the processing plant.

Commercial Disappearance

The amount of dairy products consumed in the United States also includes military purchases and exports.

Comparing Commercial Disappearance to Marketings shows the real Domestic Supply and Demand Story.

*Source: USDA Dairy Market News

**Chart Prepared by Tina Carlin 2018

For Farm Women United

7/19/18

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