DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Nov 14, 2013 03:30 PM CST

Milk supply in the Central region of the country is tight with manufacturers desiring to obtain more if it is available. The problem is premiums of $2.00 - $3.00 continue to be maintained. There is some relief in sight as the holiday periods push more milk to the vat as bottling demand slows. This is not unusual at this period of time, but good demand with strong exports keeps product moving. Eggnog production is beginning at some locations which will compete for available milk supply. Condensed milk has been used by cheese manufactures to improve cheese yield, but that ...

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