Year-to-date slaughter also running ahead of last year.
USDEC CEO and President Tom Vilsack calls more open trade with Mexico, end to Canadian protectionism
Short term loans and credit lines will be affected
Vilsack, USDEC target growing export volumes to reach 20% annual milk production
AgDay's Dairy Report dives into the latest news in the industry, including the United State's agreement with China, drought in the plains, and controversy at Ben and Jerry's.
Arrests of undocumented workers and border apprehensions have risen dramatically
Leaders from Canada, Mexico and the U.S. start to lay renegotiation foundation
The good news is that U.S. commodity prices all remain competitive.
Prices likely to stay flat through 2017, unless something impacts supply
Texas surges nearly 15% in milk output, with cow numbers up 43,000 head.