Dairy Farming Industry and Market News

03 Feb, 2017

USDA Releases Official January Milk Prices

Markets | By: Know Your Market

Late Wednesday afternoon the USDA came forward with their official announcements of Class and component prices for January of 2017.

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03 Feb, 2017

Pilot Program To Screen for Tetracyclines Likely Delayed

News | By: Dairy Talk

Testing was to begin in the second quarter of this year.

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02 Feb, 2017

Product Markets Move Higher, Milk Remains Unchanged

Markets | By: Know Your Market

The run up in the grain market yesterday had little translation in the milk market where a strong product trade took prices higher, albeit on little volume.

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31 Jan, 2017

The Tale of Two Markets

Markets | By: Know Your Market

The combination of last week’s milk production report and cold storage reports had one theme: more cows, more milk, and more product.

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30 Jan, 2017

Will Growing Inventory Affect Milk Prices?

Markets | By: Robin Schmahl

The outlook for milk prices is more positive due to strong domestic demand as well as improving international demand. However, growing cheese and butter inventories cannot continue forever without some sort of reckoning.

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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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