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DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Jun 19, 2014 04:24 PM CDT
Milk

Milk production in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states continues to increase with good weather and an excellent forage crop. However, as summer temperatures increase, cow comfort will decrease as well as components. The jury is still out on how hot the summer will be and how efficient cooling systems will be during periods of hot weather. Milk production and components will decrease seasonally, but to what extent is yet to be seen. Florida sent 105 loads of milk out of the state compared to 120 last week and 92 loads last year. Milk futures have moved to the point ...

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