Milk Check Outlook is published 20 times a year—on the 10th and 25th of nearly every month. Hoard’s Dairyman works with industry experts from across the country to provide their perspective on everything from milk prices, the future of the dairy economy, and how to be a profitable producer. These columns are found in each Hoard’s Dairyman magazine and are also distributed by email. To receive these columns, please subscribe to the magazine or sign up to receive our weekly e-newsletter.

Jan. 12 2022
When economists try to forecast markets, they typically look at the history of prices and production and then consider consumer demand and other market factors
Jan. 10 2022
Is it an overstatement to say that the U.S. dairy industry is experiencing a “paradigm shift” in its approach to milk production? Probably
Dec. 23 2021
DMC is designed to bring about stability to farm finances for producers with a few hundred cows. Growth management programs seek to coordinate milk supply with demand. My concern is that, when combined,...