NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Aug 1, 2013 04:27 PM CDT
Milk

Some schools will be back in session within the next two weeks and will require more milk for bottling to meet that demand. Some areas will need to pull milk in from other surrounding areas or states to initially fill the pipeline. There is little concern over any shortage, just more movement of milk. This is seasonal and something most have already planned for. Milk receipts to manufacturers will be lower, but this will allow for a drawdown of cheese inventory hopefully providing long-term support to prices. Attractive heifer prices are encouraging some producers to increase cow numbers replacing ...

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