NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Jul 25, 2013 04:03 PM CDT
Milk

Tighter milk supply has some manufacturers scrambling for milk to keep vats full and demand met. There does not seem to be a shortage, but rather a desire to continue to bottle and manufacture to keep up with demand. There has been some increase of milk production is some areas as cows are more comfortable and appetites have improved, but volumes lack pre-hot-weather levels. Excess milk in the Central region of the country continues to command a premium upwards of $2 over class, which is being paid by some plants. Offers to sell above that level are being turned ...

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