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Jun 2015 Milk Prices Class I: 16.14 Class II: 14.77 Class III: 16.72 Class IV: 13.90 Calif 4a: 13.65 Calif 4b: 15.55 Jul 28, 2015 CME Spot Prices Butter Grade AA Settled/lb: 1.9025 Change: -2.0000             Block Cheese Settled/lb: 1.6400 Change: -1.5000             Barrel Cheese Settled/lb: 1.6400 Change: Unchanged             NFDM Grade A Settled/lb: 0.7100 Change: Unchanged             Butter Grade AA Settled/lb: 1.9225 Change: -3.2500            

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Calif. Class 4b Closer Aligned with Federal Order Class III

Secretary Karen Ross and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) took a significant bite into the California Class 4b price, albeit on a temporary basis. Milk Producers Council's Rob Vandenheuvel joined us on Friday's DairyLine to discuss.

 

Small Grain Forages on Dairy Farms

This week's Feed Facts, Dr. Mike Hutjens discusses small grain forages on dairy farms.

Milk Production Not Outpacing Demand

The July issue of the NMPF-DMI Dairy Market Report says that, despite ample regional milk supplies, leading to scattered reports of milk dumping, milk and dairy product production are not yet showing signs of outpacing demand g

The Importance of Managing Fresh Cows

Purina's Kevin Dill joined us this month to share why managing fresh cows is so important to a dairyman's bottom line.

Risk of Low Blood Calcium With Transition Cows

Joining us today on DairyLine Radio is Dr. Angie Rowson, research and technical support veterinarian with Phibro Animal Health.

DairyLine: Dr. Rowson, let’s begin by discussing the risks of low blood calcium and impaired immune function that dairy cows can ex

What's in a Name?

The dairy industry praised leaders of the Senate and House Judiciary committees, the Senate Finance Committee, and the House Ways and Means Committee for expressing “grave disappointment” over recently approved treaty changes that are likely to severely limit the use of many gene

Keeping an Eye on Feed Prices

Dr. Mike Hutjens checks in this week to look at July feed prices.

TPP: Will It Be A Good Deal For Dairy?

Whether or not the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is good for dairy will turn on whether USTR insists on a truly balanced dairy outcome that results in real net trade benefits for U.S. dairy exports into Japan & Canada,  in comparison with whatever new dairy access the U.S. grants