DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon Aug 19, 2013 04:33 PM CDT

During the month of July some reports released gave the impression milk production fell substantially. It did with losses upward of 15% in some areas. However, this compared to a hot July last year minimized the impact. USDA indicates July milk production increased 1.2% in the top 23 states with production in the U.S. up 1.1%. There were only four of the top 23 states which showed production declines. California declined 3.5%, Arizona declined 2.0%, Idaho lost 1.1%, and Oregon was down 0.9%. The greatest percentage gain was seen in Kansas with an increase of 10.8% followed by Iowa, ...

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