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.

February 22, 2019: Class Prices

The USDA assigns milk and milk products into four different classes. Class I is beverage milk. Class II is products like ice cream, yogurt and sour cream. Class III is most cheeses and whey products, and Class IV is butter and most milk powders.  Read More

RECENT MARKETS AND MANAGEMENT UPDATES

February 22, 2019: Class Prices

February 15, 2019: Dairy Revenue Protection Part 2

February 8, 2019: Dairy Revenue Protection Part 1

January 25, 2019: Dairy Margin Coverage Part 3

January 18, 2019: Dairy Margin Coverage Part 2

January 11, 2019: Dairy Margin Coverage Part 1