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DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Apr 4, 2013 04:34 PM CDT
Milk

Class III futures jumped significantly on Tuesday and Wednesday as traders reacted to strong prices in the Global Dairy Traded auction. Futures contracts jumped higher than the correlation to the underlying cash. Markets took a breather today needing to wait until the underlying cash catches up. There are five contracts now resting above $19. Lower grain prices are receiving some attention as to the impact this could have on milk production. Lower feed prices may keep milk production strong as a better income over feed cost may be realized. Milk in the Central region of the country is moving ...

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