Milk Pricing and Production

A look at milk pricing and production trends in the U.S.

Some ins and outs of milk quality (1/27/2016)
Dairy outlook for 2016 is "bah humbug" (12/4/2015)
MPP-Dairy winners and losers so far (11/20/2015)
More processing capacity coming to New Mexico (11/13/2015)
Winners and losers in a California FMMO (10/16/15)
California FMMO hearing starts September 22 (8/7/2015)
Temporary price hike in California (7/27/2015)
Feed costs are up 108 percent since 2000 (7/10/2015)
The dairy labor cost trend is not good (7/3/2015)
California producer group hires new CEO (6/19/2015)
The "hole" truth about Swiss cheese (6/9/2015)
Thinking beyond chocolate (6/8/2015)
The best milk sample you can take (5/12/2015)
The dawn of a new dairy exports era (4/3/2015)
Milk culturing can be a win-win (3/31/2015)
Dairy decline in 2014 was smallest ever (2/27/2015)
Bank sees a short dairy downturn (12/19/2014)
A lighting strategy for your whole herd (12/15/2014)
U.S. milk quality has never been better (12/12/2014)
Farms will feel the heat from climate change (12/9/2014)
She sees a Class III low of $15.50 (11/19/2014)
Let's imagine a worst case MPP scenario (10/24/2014)
Is a value-added dairy enterprise right for you? (10/7/2014)
Milk prices already falling in Europe (9/26/2014)
Feed price outlook for rest of decade: Low (9/12/2014)
U.S. exports are becoming a monster (9/5/14)
Texas cheese plant is growing again (8/22/2014)
Is extra margin protection worth it?(8/15/2014)
China's dairy demand is a growing beast (8/8/2014)
The 100 pounds of milk club (7/29/2014)
Robotic rotary parlor count is now 11 (7/7/2014)
Brown is the color of money (6/13/2014)
At last! Dairies were profitable in 2013 (6/6/2014)
In California, it paid to be organic (6/5/2014)
The nation's dairy farms don't fit one mold (5/20/2014)
It's official: 2013 was California's driest year ever (5/9/2014)
Milk has never been so valuable (5/2/2014)
Exports can't be an afterthought (3/25/2014)
Organic consumers don't fit one mold (3/18/2014)
Daily milk production is 11,740 pounds per farm (3/7/2014)
Watch water intake, especially in cold weather (2/10/2014)
Milk production dips slightly in Idaho (1/24/2014)
Hilmar Cheese announces new processing plant (1/17/2014)
Corn is cheaper, so why not distillers? (1/10/2014)
Is your bedding working for your cows? (12/24/2013)
A cow numbers disaster for China's dairy industry (12/20/2013)
Fonterra dedicates the world's biggest milk powder dryer (12/13/2013)
Profitability outlook for 2014 keeps getting better (12/6/2013)
Will India become a major dairy importer? (12/5/2013)
E.U. tops the U.S. in cheese consumption (12/2/2013)
"Next year is going to be pretty good" (11/29/2013)
Use genomic data to your farm's advantage (11/26/2013)
Idaho needs to become a huge dairy exporting state (11/22/2013)
October Milk Production up just a tick (11/20/2013)
Consistent milking procedures are beneficial (11/18/2013)
Who makes the world's cheapest milk? (11/15/13)
Greek yogurt isn't a passing fad (11/7/2013)
Global milk production picking up steam (11/4/2013)
Write it down: California will get a federal order (10/25/2013)
Five European countries paid milk quota penalties (10/21/2013)
Another example of why processors bypass California (10/18/2013)
One size mastitis treatment doesn't fit all (10/15/2013)
Top 50 co-ops marketed 78 percent of nation's milk (10/7/2013)
California raises minimum wage to $10 per hour (9/27/2013)
Calving heifers earlier no guarantee for more milk (9/24/2013)
Dairy farmers are apparently nobodies (9/6/2013)
Deficits foster our ability to export (8/8/2013)
It's time for dairy's reorientation (8/01/2013)
What have we learned about S. aureus mastitis in the past 50 years? (7/30/2013)
U.S. dairy exports remain red hot (7/26/2013)
Bulk tank cell counts continue to fall (7/18/13)
Young farmers face financing challenges (7/9/2013)
Major grain prices hit one-year lows (7/5/2013)
Precision dairy technologies will enhance cow care and management (7/2/2013)
California dairies get a few more price crumbs (6/28/2013)
Very few drinking their "3-A-Day" (6/25/2013)
In a surprising turn, the farm bill does not pass the House (6/21/2013)
New Zealand plays U.S. dairying as a chump (6/20/2013)
Yes, California's pricing system IS killing its dairies (6/14/2013)
The farm bill passed through the Senate last night (6/11/2013)
U.S. dairy exports should remain strong this year (6/10/2013)
California's dairy production costs rose by double digits (6/3/2013)
Good water quality supports good quality milk production (5/28/2013)
California holds yet another milk price hearing (5/24/2013)
California takes another step toward federal milk order (5/17/2013)
Rattling a milk can of worms: Classified pricing (5/10/2013)
California dairy producers win support in whey struggle (5/3/2013)
Strong dairy product prices softened slightly in recent weeks (4/29/2013)
What you don't know can cost you (4/16/2013)
Feed prices: Time to pull the trigger? (4/15/2013)
How would the Dairy Security Act impact your dairy? (4/9/2013)
U.S. leader in global dairy production (4/2/2013)
Readjusted portfolio gives AMPI Co-op renewed focus (3/27/2013)
Proposed bill could change milk pricing in California (3/26/2013)
New Zealand's woes boost U.S. milk prices (3/22/2013)
February milk unchanged when leap year adjusted (3/20/2013)
Aim for zero residues in milk and meat (3/19/2013)
2012 was another banner year for dairy exports (3/15/2013)
Twenty years of relentless dairy farm growth (3/1/2013)
2012 was another banner year for Jerseys (2/22/2013)
Milk may be white but it's meeting the green challenge (2/11/2013)
Milk production and dairy farms continue to consolidate (2/4/2013)
Dairy product standards are outdated (1/29/2013)
2012 milk prices: good, bad and ugly (1/18/2013)
Ten things we learned in 2012 (1/1/2013)
Chobani has taken Idaho by storm (12/21/2012)
California co-ops renew plea for milk price help (12/6/2012)
Dairy cow culling is accelerating (11/30/2012)
Will block cheese hit $2.20 again? (11/29/2012)
U.S. milk per herd growth has been amazing (11/23/2012)
Corn and milk move hand-in-hand (11/22/2012)
USDA releases milk production and cow numbers for October 2012 (11/20/2012)
$20 milk isn't special anymore (11/2/2012)
Wisconsin's future deserves a look to the past (10/31/2012)
U.S. cow numbers drop for six straight months (10/22/2012)
This isn't your daddy's dairy industry anymore (10/19/2012)
$39 milk in January? (10/12/2012)
Would a federal order pay higher milk prices? (9/28/2012)
Milk price fight escalates big-time in California (9/7/2012)
2012 dairy exports off to a good start (8/24/2012)
Nation's dairy herd drops 7,000 head from June to July (8/23/2012)
Hang on. A rebound is close. (8/20/2012)
Dairy financial situation is critical in California (8/10/2012)
Uh-oh, they're back (7/13/2012)
Producers vote to allow public shares in the country's largest co-op. (7/05/2012)
California coalition is pushing for higher milk prices (6/29/2012)
Milk production rose 383 million pounds from April (6/21/2012)
Oil is down, so will hauling rates follow? (6/15/2012)
Will the future have room for you? (6/01/2012)
The dairy industry's financial bleeding WILL stop (5/25/2012)
Milk production continues surge (5/21/2012)
Southern California dairying is fading away (5/18/2012)
Wooing California dairies while they're vulnerable (5/11/2012)
March milk flow up 4.2 percent (4/20/2012)
The squeeze tightens on milk price buying power (4/13/2012)
The West Coast is swimming in milk (3/27/2012)
You can't fix stupid (3/23/2012)
What we've heard lately from Western milk producers (3/09/2012)
Steady milk production growth continued in 2011 (2/21/2012)
Many dairy producers still hesitant about risk management (2/10/2012)
2011: the highest milk price year in history (1/27/2012)
Agriculture has been insulated from a down economy (1/25/21012)
Dairy market volatility will be persistent (1/17/2012)
2012 hay forecast sees only slight price relief (1/06/2012)
California dairying reinventing itself as a global exporter (12/30/2011)
It's no surprise, November milk production is up over last year (12/20/2011)
Dairy product production continues to grow (12/06/2011)
Why cheese sales potential to China is mind-boggling (11/28/2011)
Milk production, number of cows rose for October (11/18/2011)
Dairy case observations from Japan (11/17/2011)
Idaho dairies eager for growth and more options (11/11/11)
We are making progress in the SCC battle 10/27/2011
Projected production up 2.6 billion pounds (10/13/2011)
September 50-state milks grows by 1.7 percent (10/20/2011)
Western milk production costs dropped in 2010 (9/09/2011)
Milk production forecast wanes (8/18/2011)
Will BST-free claims on milk be removed? (8/03/2011)
Temperatures rising; so are milk prices (6/17/2011)
Milk sales revenue was up 24 percent last year (6/02/2011)
Our milk production growth slowed (5/19/2011)
USDA trims milk price forecast for 2012 (5/12/2011)
U.S. March milk output up 2.2 percent (4/21/2011)
February milk was upbut not as much (3/24/2011)
Higher milk prices dominate talk at WDMC (3/11/2011)
A 2010 Snapshot of U.S. dairying (3/04/2011)
Both milk production and milk prices expected to be higher (2/17/2011)
Milk futures reach lofty levels (2/03/2011)
If it looks to good to be true (2/02/2011)
Why we're wary of high futures prices (1/21/2011)

Milk price forecast backed off slightly (12/20/2010)
Milk production up, futures down (11/25/2010)
Most signs point to tougher times ahead (11/11/2010)
Next year's milk prices may differ little (10/28/2010)
Milk production up big again! (10/21/2010)
USDA bumps up milk price forecast slightly (10/14/2010)
Milk production up big again in August (9/20/2010)
Milk price outlook for 2011 improves somewhat (9/16/2010)
Milk supply will offset export demand and domestic use (9/02/2010)
July milk jumps 3 percent (8/18/2010)
Class prices and commercial disappearance on the rise (8/02/2010)
Three reports shape milk price picture (7/26/2010)
June milk production up sharply (7/23/2010)
Recent reports bumps up milk and corn price forecasts (7/12/2010)

Milk price outlook improves slightly (6/24/2010)
Milk supplies putting pressure on prices (5/27/2010)
Milk production keeps climbing (5/19/2010)
Reading the milk price/feed cost tea leaves (5/13/2010)
Last year's price drop had a big dollar impact (5/06/2010)
Milk production was up again (4/22/2010)
Price prospects, policy dilemmas cloud DFA meeting (3/25/2010)
More milkdespite everything (3/22/2010)
Baseline projections for dairy appear bullish (3/18/2010)
UDSA lowers milk price forecast sharply (3/11/2010)
2009 Milk production statistics reveal few changes (3/01/2010)
Smaller drop in cows and milk expected (2/25/2010)
USDA bumps up milk price forecast a bit (2/11/2010)
UDSA expecting strong milk per cow(1/28/2010)
Supply management: Yes or no? (1/21/2010)
December milk down 0.8 percent (1/19/2010)
Milk price average was $6.08 less in 2009 (1/08/2010)

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