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DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon Oct 14, 2013 04:14 PM CDT
Milk

It is difficult to get a handle on milk production across the country due to the government shutdown. Producers I have spoken with indicate generally steady to slowly improving production. The effects continue to be felt from the last hot spell in late August into September. Demand is being met with few difficulties. Manufacturers would like more milk due to increasing cheese prices. However, this extra milk continues to carry a premium, causing most to think twice about extra milk procurement. The increasing cheese price is expanding the caution of traders. Prices were at these levels a little over ...

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