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DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Fri Jul 19, 2013 04:15 PM CDT
Milk

Milk production in June was stronger than anticipated with the greatest growth in year-over-year production so far in 2013. USDA reported June production in the top 23 states up 1.6% from the previous year. There were just two states of the top 23 states which showed production declines. Those declines were seen in Missouri, down 4.2% and California, down 0.8%. This certainly is incredible considering the current drought situation in the Western half of the country. The greatest percentage gain in milk production took place in Kansas with an increase of 9.4%. Indiana production increased 5.8%, Iowa was up ...

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