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Jan 2015 Milk Prices Class I: 18.58 Class II: 16.18 Class III: 16.18 Class IV: 13.23 Calif 4a: 13.09 Calif 4b: 13.75 Feb 27, 2015 CME Spot Prices Butter Grade AA Settled/lb: 1.6950 Change: 4.0000             Block Cheese Settled/lb: 1.5450 Change: Unchanged             Barrel Cheese Settled/lb: 1.4925 Change: 0.7500             NFDM Grade A Settled/lb: 1.1550 Change: 7.0000             Butter Grade AA Settled/lb: 1.6550 Change: 1.2500            

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NMPF: 2015 Price Dip May Not Be As Severe As Expected

The February issue of the NMPF-DMI Dairy Market Report cites conflicting signals from domestic and international markets but says some signs indicate the 2015 price dip may not as severe as expected a few months ago. Indications from CME futures markets are that farm milk prices will hit the year

Diverse Line-Up at PDPW Business Conference

A diverse line-up of dairy and business experts in the fields of economics, technology, herd health, nutrition and management will lead interactive sessions at the 2015 PDPW Business Conference, March 18-19 at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wis. PDPW's Program Manager Kathy Muth g

NDPO: The Producers Voice

Nearly four years ago, still trying to recover from the disastrous 2009 low milk prices, the National Dairy Producers Organization, Inc. (NDPO) was formed by a number of dairy farmers from across the country, including Wisconsin dairy producer Paul Rozwadowski. He shared with us his thoughts on&n

Dairy Product Prices Appear to be Strengthening

Dairy product prices appear to be strengthening, with the latest Global Diary Trade Auction weighted average up 10.1%. FC Stone's Dave Kurzawski tells us more on today's DairyLine Radio program.

Rumination Collars Becoming More Popular

Dr. Mike Hutjens tells us about rumination collars, a popular choice for dairy producers not only in the U.S., but around the world. He tells us more in today's Feed Facts radio segment, heard on DairyLine Radio.  

Feeding Dairy Beef Calves a Higher Plane of Nutrition

This month's "We Care For Calves" radio segment, Dr. Tom Earleywine from Land O' Lakes Animal Nutrition discusses the importance of feeding dairy beef calves a higher plane of nutrition. 

Popular Tax Credit Extension Passes House

The National Milk Producers Federation thanked the House of Representatives for passing legislation to permanently extend the ability of family farmers and small businesses to write off cap

The Impact of a Strong U.S. Dollar

Patrick Patton, Stewart-Peterson Inc.'s Chief Operating Officer joined us at the corner of Strategy and Discipline to dicuss the latest milk and feed prices, and the impact the U.S. dollar is having on dairy exports.