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DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu May 9, 2013 04:33 PM CDT
Milk

Milk futures closed mixed, receiving little direction from underlying cash. This has become a regular pattern for a number of weeks with traders scalping the market regardless of strength or weakness in cheese or butter prices. The Farm Service Agency has been given the all-clear from Congress to resume the MILC payments retroactively that had been put on hold as a result of sequestering. County FSA offices are now authorized to start processing fiscal year 2013 (starting in October of 2012) MILC payments to producers. The payments have been small to non-existent until January, but the February and March ...

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