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DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon Dec 24, 2012 01:32 PM CST
Milk

Bottling demand has declined with schools closed and most retailers having sufficient supply through the end of the year. Milk haulers will be busy moving milk to plants willing to take on the additional supply. Milk is being offered at a significant discount in order to find manufacturers and dryers willing to take on the extra supply. Milk production continues to do well with some areas indicating production is higher than a year ago. Milk production in New Zealand continues to decline from the peak, but still holding up well. Milk production for October was 4% higher than last ...

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