NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Wed Sep 18, 2013 04:22 PM CDT
Milk

Manufacturing milk supplies in the Northeast are tight due to heavy demand from bottling. Bottling plants are able to supply fluid milk demand, but this leaves little to none extra for manufacturing other than usual contracted supply. Florida required a greater volume of milk to come in this week with 210 loads shipped in compared to 186 loads last week. Milk production is anticipated to be at or near seasonal low levels and should begin to show some sign of increasing soon. Despite the tightness of milk supply in many areas production remains sufficient to meet demand. August milk ...

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