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.

September 15, 2017 Markets & Management Update

Class III Milk and CME Cheese: Most dairymen know that 10 pounds of whole milk will typically make one pound of cheese. The CME Class III contract represents 200,000 pounds of Class III milk. The CME cheese contract represents 20,000 pounds of cheese. So why aren’t the Class III prices exactly 10 times the CME cheese price? Read more

RECENT MARKETS AND MANAGEMENT UPDATES

September 15, 2017 Markets & Management Update

September 8, 2017 Markets & Management Update

September 1, 2017 Markets & Management Update

August 25, 2017 Markets & Management Update

August 19, 2017 Markets & Management Update

August 11: Markets and Management Update