Top 50 Co-ops

June 1, 2005
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Rank Dairy cooperative Member milk volume (bil. lbs.) Member farms City, State
1 *Dairy Farmers of America35.80013,445Kansas City, Mo.
2 *California Dairies Inc.14.529662Los Banos, Calif.
3 *Land O’Lakes Inc.12.1843,899St. Paul, Minn.
4 *Northwest Dairy Association6.729691Seattle, Wash.
5 Family Dairies USA5.6584,078Madison, Wis.
6 *Dairylea Cooperative Inc.5.5002,467Syracuse, N.Y.
7 *Associated Milk Producers Inc.5.3004,300New Ulm, Minn.
8 *Foremost Farms USA4.8973,383Baraboo, Wis.
9 *Manitowoc Milk Producers Cooperative4.2982,861Manitowoc, Wis.
10*Select Milk Producers Inc.3.32777Artesia, N.M.
11*Michigan Milk Producers Association3.2401,769Novi, Mich.
12*Maryland and Virginia Milk Prod. Co-op Assn.2.9021,470Reston, Va.
13*Southeast Milk Inc.2.861307Belleview, Fla.
14*United Dairymen of Arizona2.655102Tempe, Ariz.
15*Agri-Mark Inc.2.3841,363Lawrence, Mass.
16*Swiss Valley Farms1.6841,013Davenport, Iowa
17 Allied Federated Cooperatives Inc.1.5931,772Canton, N.Y.
18*First District Association1.5831,410Litchfield, Minn.
19 Alto Dairy Cooperative1.528620Waupun, Wis.
20*Lone Star Milk Producers Inc.1.420205Windthorst, Texas
21 Milwaukee Cooperative Milk Producers1.369776Brookfield, Wis.
22*Prairie Farms Dairy Inc.1.332843Carlinville, Ill.
23 Security Milk Producers Association1.25034Ontario, Calif.
24*St. Albans Cooperative Creamery1.197532St. Albans, Vt.
25 Woodstock Progressive Milk Producers1.197500Woodstock, Ill.
26*Continental Dairy Products Inc.1.00718Artesia, N.M.
27*Upstate Farmers Cooperative Inc.0.976304Buffalo N.Y.
28 Bongards Creameries0.894499Bongards, Minn.
29 Magic Valley Quality Milk Producers0.67831Jerome, Idaho
30*Farmers Cooperative Creamery0.66380McMinnville, Ore.
31*Tillamook County Creamery Association0.571150Tillamook, Ore.
32 Mount Joy Farmers Cooperative Inc.0.535309Mount Joy, Pa.
33 Central Valley Dairymen Cooperative Inc.0.53435Modesto, Calif.
34*Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery0.513484Ellsworth, Wis.
35*Niagara Milk Cooperative Inc.0.470174Barker, N.Y.
36Plainview Milk Products Cooperative0.462324Plainview, Minn.
37Conesus Milk Producers Cooperative Inc.0.424110Perry, N.Y.
38*Zia Milk Producers Inc.0.3879Roswell, N.M.
39 Cal-West Dairymen Inc.0.38024Walnut Creek, Calif.
40*Cass Clay Creamery Inc.0.345325Fargo, N.D.
41 Lowville Producers Dairy Cooperative Inc.0.268190Lowville, N.Y.
42 Burnett Dairy Cooperative0.245216Grantsburg, Wis.
43 Humboldt Cooperative Creamery Association0.24065Fortuna, Calif.
44*Arkansas Dairy Cooperative Association0.216152Damascus, Ark.
45Sunrise Ag Cooperative0.203200Buckman, Minn.
46*Midwest Dairymen’s Co.0.188137Rockford, Ill.
47*Cooperative Milk Producers Association Inc.0.18681Blackstone, Va.
48 Southeastern Graded Milk Producers Assn.0.174213Somerset, Ky.
49 Hastings Cooperative Creamery Association0.162114Hastings, Minn.
50 Calhoun Cooperative Creamery Co. 0.150 100 Lansing, Iowa
* Member of National Milk Producers Federation

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