NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu May 22, 2014 05:49 PM CDT
Milk

The jump in cheese prices triggered sufficient buyer interest to push June Class III futures limit-up to $20.98. July jumped 71 cents to $20.69. Although milk production in the Central region of the country continues to improve, the range of prices for extra milk remains wide from $3.50 below class to $1.50 above. This range really has not changed in weeks. However, reports indicate most milk is moving around at a discount. Balancing plants are sending greater supplies of milk to manufacturing as the holiday weekend approaches and school systems draw to a close. Oceania milk production is doing ...

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