NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon Dec 3, 2012 04:29 PM CST
Milk

The December Class III price is basically half-priced and indicates a decline of about $2.00 from the November price. Federal order prices will be announced on Wednesday with November Class III futures indicating a price of $20.78. Tomorrow is the last trading day for futures and options. The December price falling nearly $2.00 below November is certainly not something to look forward to. Grain prices do not seem to be following milk prices lower which will impact the milk/feed ratio. The latest ratio of 1.79 is the best ratio seen since December 2011. For now it looks like this ...

Quick View
  • Dealing with Diplodia After the latest spate of wet, cool weather in parts of the Midwest, plant pathologists are urgin...
  • Year-Round Cow Kelly Smith believes fetal programming through good nutrition for dams yields better steers and h...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Cash Will Be King Years of $6-and-up corn couldn't last forever. Some proactive grain farmers are bolstering their ...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • COOL Appeal Likely in 2015 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said the U.S. might not file an appeal of the country-of-origin...
  • Ask the Taxman by Andy Biebl Readers ask if they can offset futures losses against cattle income, roll hedges forward tax-free...
  • Ranch Hands Two families take different approaches to building income from trail rides, roundups and real-lif...
  • Ask the Vet Why isn't my flea and tick control for dogs working?
Related News Stories
USDA Extends Dairy Program Deadlines
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments
Dairy Files for Bankruptcy
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments