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DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Fri Jan 31, 2014 04:32 PM CST
Milk

Dairy Market News reports milk production to be increasing in most regions of the country except the Midwest. Milk supply is adequate except in Utah and Idaho where it is reported that demand is exceeding supply. The milk/feed ratio in January was 2.44, up from 2.30 last month. This is the highest ratio since January 2008. Record milk prices and stagnant grain prices continue to improve profitability. Corn price declined 4 cents to average $4.37. Soybean price remained unchanged at $13.00. The alfalfa hay price declined $2.00 to $185.00 per ton. The All-milk price increase $1.20 to $23.20 per ...

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