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December 2020 Dairy Situation and Outlook

Dairy Situation and Outlook, December 17, 2020 By Bob Cropp, Professor Emeritus University of Wisconsin Madison, Division of Extension Milk prices fell the end of the year and we can expect lower prices going into next year. In November, the Class III price set a record high for the month at $23.34. The Class III […]


November 2020 Dairy Situation and Outlook

By Bob Cropp, Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension Despite rather strong milk production milk prices continue to strengthen in November. The September Class III was $16.43, strengthened to $21.61 in October and November will be close to $23 surpassing the previous November record high set in 2014 at $21.94. Continued government purchases of […]


Down corn silage harvesting and considerations

Corn that has lodged or been knocked down is problematic for producers because it makes harvesting more difficult and can affect the nutritive value and fermentation profile of silage. UW-Madison Division of Extension provides recommendations on harvesting corn after bad weather.