Dairy Information: Markets and Management

The Market & Management Update is a cooperative effort between Farmshine Newspaper, the Center for Dairy Excellence, the USDA Risk Management Agency, and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture. The update is authored by Alan Zepp, the center’s risk management program manager, and provides futures and options market data on a weekly basis from the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME), as well as other market indicators important to your dairy business. Below are recent issues.

July 28, 2017 Markets & Management Update

JULY: The national dairy herd, production per cow and total milk production continue to grow ever so slowly. Cheese production and inventories remain very strong in this country. We made 8% more cheese last May than in May 2014, but there is 20% more cheese in storage than 3 years ago.    Read More


July 28, 2017 Markets & Management Update

July 21, 2017 Markets and Management Update

July 14, 2017 Markets & Management Update

July 7, 2017: Markets and Management

June 29, 2017: Markets and Management Update

June 23, 2017: Markets & Management Update