NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Wed Sep 11, 2013 04:05 PM CDT
Milk

Recent hot weather has had a significant impact on milk production. Reports from the Northeast indicate plants are crying for milk as receipts at the plant level have declined substantially. This is unusual for this time of year and so is the hot weather. It is kind of a double-edged sword. Above-normal temperatures have been needed to bring crops to maturity, but it has been detrimental to cow comfort. This will soon not be an issue as weather will return to the average for this time of year. How milk production will respond is yet to be seen. Output ...

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