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Kansas Responds to Concerns about HPAI in Dairy Cattle

By the Kansas Department of Agriculture FDA Studies Confirm Safety of Pasteurized MilkMANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture has been actively working with the Kansas dairy industry to respond to the nationwide concerns due to the discovery... Read More.

CME milk futures lower, cash dairy steady to higher Thursday

Milk futures were lower and the cash dairy markets were steady to higher Thursday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  April Class III milk was down $0.08 at $15.56.  May was down $0.09 at $15.96.  June was down $0.13 at $16.64.  July was down $0.13 at $17.39.   August through February contracts ranged... Read More.

Grassley surprised by HPAI detection in dairy cattle

U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley says the recent detection of highly pathogenic avian influenza in dairy cattle took the ag industry by surprise. “After eight years of avian flu being a bird situation with turkeys and chickens, I guess I didn’t know that it affected... Read More.

Milk futures, cash dairy mostly lower

Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange were mostly lower midweek as was cash trade with position squaring and a higher dollar providing some weakness. April Class III milk 21 cents lower at $15.64. May 32 cents lower at $16.05. June down 32 cents... Read More.

Mystery dairy cow illnesses identified as HPAI

The illness that has affected some dairy cattle in the Texas panhandle region and Kansas has been identified as the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza virus. Here’s an update with Dr. Brian Bohl with the Texas Animal Health Commission and Wisconsin State Veterinarian... Read More.

CME milk futures, cash dairy steady to lower Thursday

Milk futures and the cash dairy markets were steady to lower again Thursday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  April Class III milk was down $0.43 at $15.74.  May was down $0.23 at $16.25.  June was down $0.30 at $16.99.  July was down $0.27 at $17.77.   August through February contracts ranged from... Read More.

NMPF says dairy export assistance program is under review

A farmer-funded dairy export assistance program might see some changes later this year.  Chris Galen with the National Milk Producers Federation tells Brownfield a task force was formed in January to examine the Cooperatives Working Together program.   Galen says the NMPF board wants to... Read More.

Milk futures higher, cash dairy flat

Milk futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange were higher Tuesday despite lackluster cash trade and a higher dollar. March Class III milk up two cents at $16.46. April 13 cents higher at $16.29. May 21 cents higher at $16.70. June up 23 cents at... Read More.

CME milk mostly higher, cash dairy mostly lower Monday

Milk futures were mostly steady to higher and the cash dairy markets were lower except cheese barrels Monday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.  April Class III milk was up $0.15 at $16.16.  May was up $0.07 at $16.49.  June was unchanged at $17.23.  July was... Read More.