In testimony before House Ag Committee, Michael Dykes also says trade is critical to dairy's future.
EU producers become more efficient as herd size shrinks
Increasing production around the world could limit how high the milk price can go.
The good news: U.S. dairy commodities are all pretty much in a favorable, competitive position for export sales.
But California production declines again, with cow numbers there down 15,000 head.
Devin Nunes once said all he wanted to do was work on a dairy farm.
Butter is back, and in a big way.
The Federal Reserve fulfilled a widely-expected move, raising its benchmark interest rate on Wednesday.
The requested USDA budget for 2018 would be cut by approximately 21%.
As this week's snow storm slammed the Northeast farmers were forced to dump milk and are still struggling to dig out.