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.

June 6 2018
With the advent of Class III milk future contracts in 1996, the opportunity for producers to engage in milk price risk management became real
May 22 2018
The present dairy prices are somewhat lower than 2017 levels. At the same time, U.S. milk production is growing twice as fast as the domestic population in recent months
May 10 2018
Global dairy markets continue to teeter on the edge of profitability. This is causing concern for some in the industry and is fueled by uncertainty over mounting trade tensions, ever-growing milk flow...