DTN Midday Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Tue Dec 17, 2013 12:14 PM CST


CORN: 4 Higher
SOYBEANS: 9 Higher
SOYBEAN MEAL: $7.60 Higher
LIVE CATTLE: $0.25 Lower
DOW JONES: 8 Points Lower
NASDAQ: 6 Points Lower
CRUDE OIL: $0.10 Lower

Midday Market Update:

Cheese buyers keep looking for product, but continue to find little available. Price strength is surprising as the window is closed for getting cheese in place for the holidays. Of course, it is possible that cheese can be purchased and shipped more quickly than a few years ago, but generally last minute orders are filled with already packaged and inventories supply. Block cheese price increased 2 1/4 ...

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