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.

Holstein cows eating their feed while in their stansions

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 […]

Round hay bales lying in the field.

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. […]


Dairy Farm Stress Webinar Series : Financial Focus on Farm Efficiency

Dairying is being impacted by this ever changing livestock industry not just locally, but around the world. Successful farms focus on farm efficiency. Profitability through Efficiency is Long Term Key to Success, but during tough times, cash flow is king and often needs the most attention. In Webinar II of the Dairy Farm Stress Webinar […]