Dairy Farming Industry and Market News

30 Jan, 2017

What is Open Interest?

Markets | By: Know Your Market

At the Exchange, open interest is the measurement of the amount of open and outstanding contracts held by buyers and sellers that have yet to be offset.  

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28 Jan, 2017

The Block, Barrel Spread Widens

Markets | By: Know Your Market

Markets continue to be unimpressed as the Friday CME spot dairy session unfolded.  

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27 Jan, 2017

Milk Prices Soften, Cheddar Price Gap Widens

Markets | By: Know Your Market

Class III milk prices started softer on Thursday and then strengthened after the products traded lower.

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20 Jan, 2017

Here’s An Easy Way to Reduce Energy Costs

News | By: Dairy Talk

This new module can potentially decrease a farm's carbon footprint and increase its bottom line by identifying where to save energy.

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18 Jan, 2017

CME Butter Prices Outpace Trade Auction Prices

Markets | By: Know Your Market

Event #180 took place on the Global Dairy Trade auction on Tuesday, the last trade before the Chinese New Year holiday. In it, some interesting results.

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17 Jan, 2017

Could CME Spot Prices Become More Vulnerable?

Markets | By: Know Your Market

As processors seek less fresh product CME spot prices become vulnerable to greater price decline, a trend that has been in place since early November.

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16 Jan, 2017

Fluid Milk Takes Center Stage

Markets | By: Know Your Market

Each week, the USDA publishes the national retail report that gives an inside look at what is happening among the nation’s retailers in terms of promotional campaigns on a product by product basis.

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16 Jan, 2017

Profitability Could Improve Substantially This Year

Markets | By: Robin Schmahl

Projected income over feed costs is substantially higher than last year if current estimates are realized. Yet, there are many things that could impact prices requiring that we not become complacent and forego a marketing plan.

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12 Jan, 2017

Dairy Markets Mixed, Cattle Markets Continue Rally

Markets | By: Know Your Market

Class III markets were caught in a mixed session on Wednesday as markets traded both higher and lower through the course of 2017.

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11 Jan, 2017

Class III Futures Move Almost One Dollar Higher in Five Days

Markets | By: Know Your Market

For the month of February, Tuesday marks the third successive day of higher price action, with the market moving 99 cents from the January 5 low to Tuesday’s high.

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