DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Fri Jul 25, 2014 04:28 PM CDT

Some areas of the country experienced a slight increase in milk production while overall volume has declined. Bottling demand is steady for this time of year with bottling plants looking ahead to gearing up for filling school pipelines as well as ongoing school demand thereafter. Periods of hot weather have been evident and affected milk output. However, weather has not had a detrimental impact on cow comfort and milk output overall. Feed supply is sufficient and of good quality overall. Grain prices have declined substantially over the past two months allowing profitability to remain. Alfalfa prices have declined as ...

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