NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Fri Apr 19, 2013 04:41 PM CDT
Milk

Spring flush is in varying stages of volume. Southern states indicate the peak is past with hot weather affecting output. Western states are increasing production while the Central and Northeastern regions of the country are somewhat stable this week. March milk production declined 0.1% compared to last year in the top 23 states. U.S. milk production declined 0.3%. Tight and expensive feed supply is having a large part in lower production. Farmers are changing rations with the intent of stretching feed supply until harvesting of forage can commence. The report has been slashed considerable with only milk production being ...

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