NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Tue Feb 11, 2014 04:28 PM CST
Milk

There are still some areas of the country suffering from adverse weather, but for the most part, weather is good for production. Milk receipts at the plant level are increasing and welcomed by many bottlers and manufacturers. Production gains are slower than usual and lighter than usual, but nevertheless increasing. There is some evidence of increasing Class IV demand. Ice cream production in some areas is beginning to increase with many plants to increase production shortly. There was a storm in California that provided snow in the mountains as well as some rain in lower elevations. This was welcomed, ...

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