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DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Tue May 21, 2013 04:28 PM CDT
Milk

Higher milk production in April was a bit of a surprise, but indicated the potential for milk production despite tight margins. Lower grain prices may keep production strong. Now that new feed has, is, and will be coming into the diets and rations, cows will respond with greater output. However, balancing costs with milk production continues to remain a challenge. Spring flush is essentially over, but production may remain steady for an extended period of time. Thoughts of corn price declining to $4.00 have been circulated now that corn planting progress is just 8 percentage points behind the five-year ...

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