NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Tue Jan 22, 2013 03:57 PM CST
Milk

Milk prices are not finding support as the underlying cheese prices continue to weaken. Overall production is just too strong with burdensome supply keeping bottling and manufacturing plants full. Some areas are seeing milk prices being offered at a discount to class in the effort to find buyers. Milk is also moving greater distances as plants are taking advantage of these prices. There is little, if any, concern over tightening milk supply in the foreseeable future. USDA will release the December milk production Wednesday, which is expected to show another increase over last year. My estimate is for production ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • 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
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments
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