NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Apr 24, 2014 04:24 PM CDT
Milk

Reports from the upper Midwest indicate spring flush is beginning. Milk receipts have shown definite improvement. Cool, wet weather prevails, keeping pasture and hay growth slow as well as planters out of the fields. However, this is having a positive impact on cow comfort, improving milk production. Prices for extra milk are declining with prices ranging from $2 under class to $1.25 over class. Manufacturers are more comfortable purchasing extra milk supply at these lower prices. Milk futures jumped despite lower barrel cheese price with closing prices ranging from 1-50 cents higher. July showed the greatest gain followed by ...

Quick View
  • Crop Tech Corner In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabi...
  • Strong Immunity Wins Two weeks after calving, cows lose body condition. But if she is short on nutrients, too, that dr...
  • Russ' Vintage Iron DTN staff reporter Russ Quinn takes a look at farm life nearly a century ago.
  • Klinefelter: By the Numbers Farm lenders should halt their petty rivalry and focus on agriculture's best interest: Our nation...
  • CWA Rule Pressure The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has asked the federal EPA to withdraw the...
  • GOP Picks Conaway as House Ag Chairman The House Republican Steering Committee on Tuesday selected Rep. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, as the...
  • Head Start A Pennsylvania teen has two years of a farm-to-fork business under his belt and is looking to exp...
  • Woodbury: Farm Family Business One of the world's wealthiest families measures success not in dollars but in authenticity.
  • Ask the Vet A warning about bull breeding soundness.
Related News Stories
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments
DTN Midday Dairy Comments
DTN Opening Dairy Comments