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2019 February Dairy Situation & Outlook

Dairy Situation and Outlook, February 20, 2019 By Bob Cropp, Professor Emeritus University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension | University of Wisconsin-Madison USDA released the December milk production. January milk production will be released on March 12th and February production on March 19th. December milk production was just 0.5% higher than a year ago from 49,000 fewer […]

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2018 November Dairy Situation & Outlook

Professor Bob Cropp’s  2018 November Dairy Situation & Outlook full report is now available. Also, for a video podcast including Dr. Bob Cropp and Dr. Mark Stephenson discussing the  Dairy Situation & Outlook, please visit Program on Dairy Markets & Policy. For more information regarding dairy markets, please contact UW-Extension Dairy Markets Specialist Brian Gould or visit UW-Extension Understanding Dairy Markets.

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2018 October Dairy Situation & Outlook

Professor Bob Cropp’s  2018 October Outlook full report is now available.  The following is an excerpt from the report… September milk production was estimated to be 1.3% higher than a year ago. Milk cow numbers have declined for four consecutive months, are now 32,000 lower than a year ago and down 41,000 since January. But, improved […]

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October 8 Hay Market Report

The October 8th  University of Wisconsin-Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Hay Market Demand and Price Report for the Upper Midwest is now available at https://fyi.extension.wisc.edu/forage/h-m-r/. Demand and Sales Comments The hay market this week was a few dollars less this week. Top quality hay continues to bring good prices. Round bales and lower quality hay are discounted. […]

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