Dairy News appears in each of the 20 issues of Hoard's Dairyman. It details market prices and dairy industry happenings.

Oct. 19 2011
As printed in our October 25, 2011 issue... CONGRESS PASSES TRADE PACTS with South Korea, Panama, and Columbia. They represent the most sweeping free trade agreements since 1994's NAFTA. South Korea is...
Sept. 28 2011
As printed in our October 10, 2011 issue... THE DAIRY SECURITY ACT is introduced in House by Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) and Mike Simpson (R-Idaho) with seven initial cosponsors. Patterned after Foundation...
Sept. 15 2011
As printed in our September 25, 2011 issue... BENCHMARK CLASS III price for August is $21.67, a record high. (Previous high was this July 's $21.39). August value is up 28 cents from July and up $6.49...
Sept. 1 2011
As printed in our September 10, 2011 issue... CHEDDAR BLOCK PRICE SLID nearly 40 cents a pound in 30 days. American cheese in storage during late July was up 5 percent over a month earlier. Total cheese...
Aug. 17 2011
As printed in our August 25, 2011 issue... USDA CORN GRAIN CROP estimates reduced by 500,000 acres to 84.4 million. Projected 12.9-billion-bushel output would be third highest. Soybean forecast at 3.06...
Aug. 1 2011
As printed in our August 10, 2011 issue... DRAFT PROPOSAL for Foundation for the Future put forth by Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) See www.futurefordairy.com. More than 600 signed up for FFTF meetings. Support...
Aug. 1 2011
As printed in our July 2011 issue... COOPERATIVES WORKING TOGETHER will be continued in 2012 and 2013 pending enrollment of at least 70 percent of U.S. milk. Current sign-up is 68 percent. Export program...
June 29 2011
As printed in our January 10, 2011 issue... A GOVERNMENT-MANDATED "growth-management" program, higher fluid-milk standards, and a new, revenue-insurance program are among measures proposed by Dairy Industry...
June 29 2011
Washington Dairygrams - January 25, 2011 CASH BUTTER PRICE soared 43 cents a pound in one week to the $2.10 range. Global butter stocks tight. U.S. butter stocks down over 50 percent, although U.S. butter...
June 29 2011
Washington Dairygrams - February 10, 2011 PRICE PROSPECTS brighten. February through December Class III futures averaged $16.39 at closing, reaching $16.58 for October. The Class III price averaged $14.41...
June 29 2011
Washington Dairygrams - February 25, 2011 FUTURES PRICES MOVED much higher with March, April, and May over $18 at press time. March through December Class III futures averaged $17.26. BLOCK CHEESE PRICE...
June 29 2011
Washington Dairygrams - March 10, 2011 CHEESE PRICES ROSE 21 days in a row to the high-$1.90s a pound despite a billion pounds in cold storage. Butter slid but still was right at $2 a pound. Nonfat dry...
June 29 2011
Washington Dairygrams - March 25, 2011 BENCHMARK CLASS III PRICE SOARED to $17 for February, up $3.52 from January. The February Class IV price is $18.40, up $1.98 from January. April through December...
June 29 2011
Washington Dairygrams - April 10, 2011 CASH BLOCK CHEESE PRICE DROPPED from $2-a-pound-plus in early March to the low $1.60s at closing. Butter was down but still more than $2 a pound. Whey prices showed...
June 29 2011
As printed in our April 25, 2011 issue... BENCHMARK CLASS III PRICE jumped to $19.40 for March, up $2.40 from February. Highest since June 2008's $20.25. California's 4b price (also for cheese milk) was...
June 29 2011
CHEESE BLOCKS AT $1.60, barrels, $1.58 at close. Class III Futures for April through December average $17.15, September is high $17.91. CLASS IV MAY OUTPACE CLASS III IN 2011, projects ERS. Class IV $17.05...
June 29 2011
FDA SOMATIC-CELL LIMIT to stay at 750,000, based on action taken at National Conference on Interstate Milk Shipments. Delegates voted down three-year reduction to 400,000 by a vote of 26 to 25. Issue may...
June 29 2011
ANTIBIOTICS IN ANIMAL FEED QUESTIONED by lawsuit filed in Manhattan's U.S. District Court. Case alleges that the Food and Drug Administration violated federal law by failing to withdraw approval for tetracyclines...