NEWS
DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Thu Jan 16, 2014 04:22 PM CST
Milk

Milk production is back on the rise again after the extreme cold of last week. Overall, milk production has risen more slowly than usual for this time of year. The quality of corn silage in many areas continues to provide a challenge for dairy producers and may be limiting production potential. This is being overcome in most cases by ration balancing, but is nevertheless a challenge. Bottling demand is good as school accounts and strong retail orders need to be met. Many cheese manufacturers slowed purchasing of extra milk unwilling to pay more than $1.25 over class. Some plants ...

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