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Churning out the butter

 
Churning out the butter

USDA #'s from their website:

 

Dairy Products
ISSN:
1949
-
0399
Released November 4, 2013, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United Stat
es Department
of Agriculture (USDA).
September 2013 Highlights
Total cheese
output (excluding cottage cheese) was 892 million pounds, 2.3
percent above September 2012 but
4.7
percent below August 2013.
Italian type cheese
production tot
aled 385 million pounds, 4.5
percent above September 2012 but 0.1
percent below
August 2013.
American type cheese
production totaled 347 million pounds, 0.3
percent below September 2012 and 8.9
percent below
August 2013.
Butter
production was 134 million
pounds, 1.9
percent below September 2012 and 1.6
percent below August 2013.
Dry milk powders
(comparisons with September 2012)
Nonfat dry milk, human
-
76.4 million pounds, down 9.6
percent.
Skim milk powders
-
54.2 million pounds, up 24.3
percent.
Whey products
(comparisons with September 2012)
Dry whey, total
-
69.1 million pounds, down 6.9
percent.
Lactose, human and animal
-
86.0 million pounds, up 0.8
percent.
Whey protein concentrate, total
-
37.2 million pounds, up 3.6
percent.
Frozen product
s
(comparisons with September 2012)
Ice cream, regular (hard)
-
63.9 million gallons, up 6.3
percent.
Ice cream, lowfat (total)
-
32.3 million gallons, down 8.5
percent.
Sherbet (hard)
-
3.02 million gallons, down 6.0
percent.
Frozen yogurt (total)
-
5.18
million gallons, up 0.7
percen

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