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 9 2021
The average cost to produce milk has climbed substantially so far this year. In our conversations, we have been hard-pressed to find anything — services or products — that are cheaper this...
May 5 2021
However, why we have federal programs to subsidize food consumption is not always clear, especially when we contrast the perspectives of people whose primary interest is agriculture versus people whose...
April 25 2021
The coronavirus pandemic was an outlier event that dramatically shocked the supply and demand fundamentals of all commodity markets. Milk was no exception