DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Wed Apr 3, 2013 04:17 PM CDT

Milk production is strong and expected to continue to improve as the weeks unfold. Now that the Easter holiday is passed, Class I demand has improved limiting the amount of extra milk available to manufacturers. Florida sent 130 loads of milk out of the state to find manufacturing capacity. This was 20 loads higher than last week and lower than 230 loads a year ago. Temperatures are above normal in the state with milk production showing signs of decreasing. Excess milk should slowly decline as time progresses. March Federal Order prices were announced Wednesday. Class II was $18.82, up ...

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