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. 13 2021
Over the last few years, the government has been very involved in the dairy business, providing an estimated $531 million in ad hoc Market Facilitation Program (MFP) payments to dairy farmers to offse
Dec. 29 2020
With 2020 in dairy’s rearview mirror, it’s time to focus on 2021. Even with the new year upon us, 2020 will cast a long shadow. Despite last year’s challenges with commercial demand,...
Dec. 4 2020
There is no question that dairy prices have recently walked through levels of uncertainty never realized or equaled in our lifetime. On a month-to-month basis, Class III prices routinely swung $5 per