NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Tue May 21, 2013 04:28 PM CDT
Milk

Higher milk production in April was a bit of a surprise, but indicated the potential for milk production despite tight margins. Lower grain prices may keep production strong. Now that new feed has, is, and will be coming into the diets and rations, cows will respond with greater output. However, balancing costs with milk production continues to remain a challenge. Spring flush is essentially over, but production may remain steady for an extended period of time. Thoughts of corn price declining to $4.00 have been circulated now that corn planting progress is just 8 percentage points behind the five-year ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, a community of Arkansas farmers have successfully banded togethe...
  • Market News AgriClear is not an auction, but an online digital sales floor where buyers and sellers negotiate...
  • UAS Research Takes Off Key members of the House and Senate last week praised the Federal Aviation Administration for sel...
  • "Total Market Isn't Dead" Used equipment inventories are escalating.
  • Rain, Rain, Go Away Waterlogged and flooded fields in much of the Midwest are putting corn and soybean fields at risk...
  • Feds to Examine Biotech Rules In a memo to USDA, FDA and EPA, the White House stated that a review of biotech regulations was n...
  • Evolution of Farm Kid Jobs DTN Staff Reporter Russ Quinn reflects on the farm activities of his youth that his children will...
  • IARC: Possible 2,4-D Cancer Link The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified the herbicide 2,4-D as possibly ca...
  • Ask the Vet How do I know what minerals my cows need and how much?
Related News Stories
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments