DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Fri Jun 6, 2014 04:12 PM CDT

Milk production is higher in the Midwest, steady in the Northeast and Pacific Northwest, and declining in California and the Southern states, according to USDA's Dairy Market News. This is seasonal, but increasing milk production in the Midwest is expected to continue longer than usual due to the late start to spring flush. Almost all schools are closed with milk supply settling in to the usual summer movement. Increasing milk supply at manufacturing plants will suffer from lower components as the summer progresses. This will increase the usage of nonfat dry milk and condensed skim milk to improve cheese ...

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