NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Feb 13, 2014 04:27 PM CST
Milk

Milk production in the Central region is steady to slightly higher, but hindered from the usual production increase this time of year. Other than the impact of weather, corn silage is lacking significantly in energy value. Farmers are adjusting rations as best as they can to compensate for this deficiency. Fluid milk sales slowed in some areas resulting in greater volumes available to the spot market. However, this extra milk continues to maintain a premium to class. Western milk production is increasing and currently running above expectations. This has allowed more to move to dryers increasing available supply of ...

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