The center publishes market and industry information regularly to help dairy producers and industry stakeholders stay informed and make better business decisions. This section includes the latest information published by the Center for Dairy Excellence.
DAIRY WEEK IN REVIEW
August 9, 2018: Dairy Week in Review
US dairy exports grew 16 percent from a year ago in June, with suppliers shipping 180,984 tons of milk powder, cheese, butterfat, whey products and lactose during the month. US dairy exports were valued at $481 million, up 4 percent from a year ago. Read more
MARKETS & MANAGEMENT UPDATE
August 10, 2018: Markets and Management
Dairy inventories and production: Most inventories of dairy products in the United States are very large by historical standards, but is that the whole story? Read more
CENTER FOCUS COLUMN
Moving Milk Beyond Our Borders
A couple of weeks ago I had the opportunity to join Pennsylvania Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding in traveling to four locations in western Pennsylvania to visit with dairy farm families, community leaders and others concerned about the ongoing low milk price cycle and its impact on individual farms and the broader dairy industry. It was an opportunity to listen to their concerns, discuss issues, and identify potential solutions. The discussion was enlightening, although the concerns expressed in western Pennsylvania were similar to those we have heard in other regions of the state.