Jan. 22 2024
Supply and demand are often on a teeter-totter ride; when one goes up, the other goes down. This is certainly true for our dairy markets
Oct. 12 2023
Since 2018, the U.S. has experienced three extended periods of dairy cow liquidation. From January 2018 to July 2019, the national herd constricted by 118,000 cows; from May 2021 to January 2022, cow numbers...
May 20 2021
Wisconsin dairy farmers have been through a long period of consolidation that has cost the state many herds. Since 2014, the number of Wisconsin dairy herds has declined 34%
Feb. 25 2021
“We had 100,000 more cows year-over-year in December. That was the biggest year-over-year advance in some time,” shared Phil Plourd during USDA’s 97th Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum
Feb. 1 2021
We started the pandemic thinking milk production would need to be cut somewhere between 3% to 10% to bring supply into alignment with the weaker demand
Dec. 7 2020
U.S. dairy cow numbers are on the rise again, with the U.S. herd up 40,000 head in October 2020 relative to June
Oct. 14 2019
This year has not only been a year of contraction in cow numbers in the United States but also around the world as some of the major milk producing countries reduced cow numbers
Dec. 10 2018
Monthly USDA data suggests that the U.S. dairy cow herd is shrinking. That’s a good thing when it comes to supply-demand balance and the impact on milk prices
March 19 2018
With low milk prices still prevailing throughout the land, it’s hard to fathom that U.S. dairy cow numbers will climb, not fall, over the next decade