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DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Feb 14, 2013 04:26 PM CST
Milk

Drought conditions have eased somewhat in the eastern Midwest. This is providing for a little more positive outlook for the upcoming spring planting season. However, there still remains a large part of the U.S. in a significant drought. Time is against the idea of a complete recharging of soil moisture before spring planting. We can only hope for timely rains to keep things growing and keep a lid on feed prices. Milk production in the central regions of the country is mixed with some areas indicating slightly lower milk receipts while others still remain strong. Interest for extra loads ...

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