Dairy Information

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.

Market Information: Just In!

DAIRY WEEK IN REVIEW

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August 19 Dairy Week in Review

Grain prices fell after USDA’s Crop Production Report, which estimated this year’s corn production at July’s Class III milk price was announced at $15.45 per hundredweight, down 99 cents from June but up 21 cents from a year ago.     Read More

MARKETS & MANAGEMENT UPDATE

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August 19, 2017 Markets & Management Update

What is the future of dairy in Pennsylvania? Farmers, processors, bankers, government officials, supporting businesses, and many others are asking this question.   Read More

CENTER FOCUS COLUMN

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A New Market Dynamic

If you ask most any dairy farmer what “counterparty risk” means, they’re likely to look at you with a blank stare. Traditionally, in Pennsylvania, dairy farm families were very fortunate to have multiple options for their milk market. If you lost your milk market because of the dairy downsizing, going out of business or for some other reason, there were usually four or five other markets waiting to pick up the milk. READ MORE.