19 Aug, 2020

Milk Production, Cow Numbers Up in July

Data | By: Jim Dickrell

Cow numbers peaked at 9.385 million head in March, and were dropping 10,000 to 15,000 cows each month until July, when they again ticked…

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19 Aug, 2020

Large Dairy Farms Had Positive Net Returns 10 of Last 14 Years

Business | By: Jim Dickrell

Cost of production, most notably labor, is lower on larger farms.

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18 Aug, 2020

Global Dairy Prices Again Decline

Markets | By: Jim Dickrell

Prices off 1.7% in the aggregate on heavy trading

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17 Aug, 2020

Negative PPDs in June and July Combine For $1.2 Billion Pooling Shortfall

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

And every solution to negative PPDs comes with a trade-off.

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14 Aug, 2020

Exclusive: U.S.-China Trade Deal Review Planned for Saturday Postponed

Policy | By:

A review of the U.S.-China trade deal initially slated for Saturday will be delayed due to scheduling issues and no new date has been agreed, according to sources familiar with the plans.

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13 Aug, 2020

COVID Creates Havoc With Government Dairy Programs

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

Meant to protect milk-feed margins, the Dairy Margin Coverage program has not functioned normally this summer.

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12 Aug, 2020

Negative PPDs: Here We Go Again

Risk Management | By: Jim Dickrell

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11 Aug, 2020

Butter Moves Higher, Class IV Follows

Markets | By: Know Your Market

Butter was the lone product to post a gain in the CME Cash Dairy Product Trade. 

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11 Aug, 2020

Surge In COVID Cases Impacts Pattern of Dairy Sales

News | By: Jim Dickrell

As summer wears on and COVID cases surge, consumer health concerns are also ramping up.

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11 Aug, 2020

U.S. Cheese Exports Hit Record High in June

Markets | By: Fran Howard

Sales to traditional markets remain strong despite strong U.S. cheese prices.

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