The USDA says overall cheese production for July was up about five million pounds from June, and about twelve million pounds from a year ago. Total cheese production for July was 1.157 billion pounds, or 1.1% higher.
Butter production was 152 million pounds in July. That’s up 3.1% from a year ago, but down 5.3% from just a month ago.
American-type cheese production totaled 468 million pounds. That’s up slightly from a year ago and 1.5% higher than June.