Dairy Farming Industry and Market News

27 Mar, 2017

Whey Demand Lifts Milk Prices

Markets | By: Robin Schmahl

Milk futures have been declining, but there is one bright spot in the dairy complex and that is whey. Despite higher cheese production good domestic and international demand has added substantially to milk prices.

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24 Mar, 2017

Milk Markets Remain Volatile

Markets | By: Know Your Market

The volatility in the milk markets continued on Thursday.

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22 Mar, 2017

CME Markets Follow GDT

Markets | By: Know Your Market

Event 184 of the Global Dairy Trade auction took place on Tuesday and ended with the price index up 1.7%.

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21 Mar, 2017

Markets Start The Week Softer

Markets | By: Know Your Market

Much softness was shown in the Class III milk market to kick off the week on Monday.

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17 Mar, 2017

Working Capital Is Like Oxygen

Business | By: Dairy Talk

“In stressful times, working capital can be a lifesaver.” -- David Coggins, Investors Community Bank, Manitowoc, Wis.

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13 Mar, 2017

Fundamentals To Cap Milk Prices

Markets | By: Robin Schmahl

It was not very long ago many futures contracts weren't far from $18.00. That is in the past and it may be difficult for futures contracts to move back to that level as long as current fundamentals continue.

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09 Mar, 2017

Markets Move Higher Despite GDT Weakness

Markets | By: Know Your Market

The day after world dairy trade showed much weakness in world product prices, CME spot markets were able to turn positive gains in all markets except for cheddar blocks.

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07 Mar, 2017

Whey Prices Decline, Milk Prices Follow

Markets | By: Know Your Market

Dry whey markets were again the story and reason behind weakness in the Class III market.

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03 Mar, 2017

Dairy Markets Move Lower

Markets | By: Know Your Market

In Thursday’s Class III CME milk trade, markets were able to shake off early weakness prior to product trade to finish in positive territory. Class IV markets weren't as lucky.

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03 Mar, 2017

Even With Trump, Environmental Pressures Won't Just Go Away

Policy | By: Dairy Talk

Environmental activists will increase scrutiny of farms and look for easy targets to get court wins.

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