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Mar 2015 Milk Prices Class I: 15.56 Class II: 14.50 Class III: 15.56 Class IV: 13.80 Calif 4a: 13.42 Calif 4b: 13.97 Apr 17, 2015 CME Spot Prices Butter Grade AA Settled/lb: 1.8075 Change: 3.5000             Block Cheese Settled/lb: 1.5750 Change: 0.2500             Barrel Cheese Settled/lb: 1.6250 Change: 1.0000             NFDM Grade A Settled/lb: 0.9250 Change: Unchanged             Butter Grade AA Settled/lb: 1.7725 Change: 0.2500            

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California Continues to Discuss Federal Milk Marketing Order

Compare oranges to oranges, not apples to oranges. That's the basic message from the Dairy Institute of California’s (DIC) Executive Director, Rachel Kaldor, in her Friday DairyLine interview with DairyBusiness Update’s Lee Mielke, concerning their proposal

Building Your Milk Check

Profit margins in the dairy industry are pretty tight right now because of the drop in milk prices. Dr. Mike Hutjens from the University of Illinois has some tips on building the milk check in this week's Feed Facts segment heard on DairyLine.

Items Often Overlooked With Automated Calf Feeders

Dr. Tom Earleywine of Land O' Lakes Animal Milk Products joins us again this month to share four critical things that are often overlooked when implementing automated calf feeders.

Learning More About Transition Cows

Dr. Phil Cardoso, University of Illinois, joined us on Wednesday's DairyLine to share how transition cows should be fed, plus how results should be measured and managed. This is part 1 of our interview.

Be Aware Of This Price Pattern
History reveals useful patterns around the Prospective Plantings and Grain Stocks reports. We asked Scott Stewart, CEO of Stewart-Peterson Inc., how dairy producers should analyze and react to these reports.
Fly Season Upon Us

Warm weather is upon us and that means it's time to implement an effective pest control program. Phil Jaquith from Central Life Sciences joined us on today's DairyLine to discuss fly control. 

Dairy Outlook

Milk prices are well below last year's record levels, but the price of feed is helping with dairy producers margins. We discussed the latest dairy outlook, the situation in California and beef demand with Penn State dairy economist James Dunn on Tuesday's Dairyline.

Dairy Outlook: Many Factors in Play

Many factors affect the American dairy producers' bottom line. Penn State Dairy Economist James Dunn joined us on today's DairyLine to discuss his latest dairy outlook.