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Overview

Monthly milk cost-of-production (COP) estimates, and annual milk COP estimates by State and size of operation are shown below.  Estimates since 2010 are based on the 2010 Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS) data from milk producers.  Estimates for 2005 through 2009 are based on the 2005 ARMS data from milk producers.

Also see the ERS Commodity Costs and Returns data product.

    Data Set  Download as Excel
    DownloadsLast UpdatedNext Update
    Milk Cost-of-Production Estimates-2010 BaseBack to top
    MonthlyBack to top
    National milk cost of productionDownload as Excel11/26/201412/23/2014
    AnnualBack to top
    Milk cost of production by StateDownload as Excel10/1/20145/1/2015
    Milk cost of production by size of operationDownload as Excel10/1/20145/1/2015
    Milk Cost-of-Production Estimates-2005 BaseBack to top
    MonthlyBack to top
    National milk cost of productionDownload as Excel1/30/2012
    AnnualBack to top
    Milk cost of production by StateDownload as Excel10/3/2011
    Milk cost of production by size of operationDownload as Excel10/3/2011

    Last updated: Wednesday, November 26, 2014

    For more information contact: William McBride