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DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Wed Sep 4, 2013 04:01 PM CDT
Milk

Milk supply in the Northeast for manufacturing has declined as milk moves to bottling. Milk production remains fairly steady to lower, giving the impression of lower milk supply. However, supply is available, but tighter as there are numerous different areas pulling milk to meet bottling and manufacturing demand. The recent hot weather has affected milk production as well as sped up crop maturity. As of Sunday, 42% of the nation's corn is dented compared to the 5-year average of 61%, up from 23% the previous week. It still will be a race against time for the crop to make ...

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