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CME cash dairy prices higher except cheese Friday

Cash dairy prices were up except for a very quiet cheese market Friday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Dry whey was up $0.0050 at $0.49. One sale waseecorded at that price.  Prices held steady and there were no sales on the cheese market Friday. Forty-pound cheese blocks were... Read More.

Wisconsin dairy producer survey due

Wisconsin’s ag department is asking dairy producers to share information about their operations in a new survey. Dan Bauer with the Department of Ag, Trade, and Consumer Protection’s Farm Center tells Brownfield a lot has changed since the last survey four years ago, so... Read More.

H5N1 detected in two additional Iowa dairy herds

More cases of H5N1 in dairy cattle have been reported in Iowa. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship says the disease was recently detected in two dairy herds in Sioux County. It’s the 13th time H5N1 has been discovered within dairy cattle... Read More.

Uniqueness to Milk Source’s Missouri dairy farm

A leader of one Missouri’s largest dairy farms says this operation faces significantly different challenges from its other farms. Milk Source also has farms in Wisconsin, and Todd Willer, Vice President of Operations, says navigating the different climate has been a challenge. “Weather can be a little bit... Read More.

CME cash dairy prices mixed Thursday

Cash dairy prices were mixed Thursday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Dry whey was unchanged for a third day at $0.4850 and again, n.sales were recorded.  Block cheese prices have surpassed barrel cheese prices. Forty-pound cheese blocks were up $0.03 at $1.91.   Two sales were recorded at $1.90... Read More.

CME cash dairy markets mixed Wednesday

Cash dairy prices were mixed Wednesday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Dry whey was unchanged at $0.4850.  No sales were recorded.  Forty-pound cheese blocks were up $0.0075 at $1.88.   Three sales were recorded, ranging from $1.86 to $1.88.  Cheese barrels were down $0.01 at $1.90. Two sales were recorded... Read More.

May dairy stocks show butter building

Stocks of butter are up on the year while cheese inventories are declining. The USDA’s latest Cold Storage report pegs May cheese stocks at more than 1.4 billion pounds, down slightly from the prior month and four percent from last year. Butter inventories were... Read More.

CME cash dairy prices mostly lower

Cash dairy prices closed mostly lower on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Tuesday pressured somewhat by a higher dollar. Dry whey up $0.0150 at $0.4850. One trade was made at that price. Blocks down $0.0175 at $1.8725. Barrels down $0.0050 at $1.91. One trade was... Read More.

CME cash dairy prices mostly lower Monday

Cash dairy prices were mostly lower Monday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Dry whey was unchanged at $0.47.  No sales were recorded.  Forty-pound cheese blocks were up $0.0450 at $1.89.   Two sales were recorded at $1.86 to $1.89.  Cheese barrels were down $0.0050 at $1.9150. One sale was recorded... Read More.

CME cash dairy prices mostly lower Friday

Cash dairy prices were lower Friday except for butter on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  Dry whey was down $0.01 at $0.47.  One sale was recorded at that price.  Forty-pound cheese blocks were down $0.0075 at $1.8450.   Eleven sales were recorded, ranging from $1.8450 to $1.88.  Cheese... Read More.