NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Wed Aug 27, 2014 04:05 PM CDT
Milk

Milk production is showing some increase in some areas of the country. The recent hot, humid weather in the Midwest had little impact on production with the Northeast region experiencing good weather for production. Increased production is necessary to satisfy demand from bottling as well as manufacturing. Buyers are not looking at what milk is coming in, but are looking at what is available for their purposes. Increased bottling demand is taking some away from manufacturing and manufacturing would like more supply to satisfy demand and take advantage of rising prices. Manufacturers are looking ahead to the holiday weekend ...

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