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U.S. dairy market is a follower in 2014

Do not expect the de-coupling of the U.S. and international prices to continue forever. One day we will realize that U.S. prices are too high to remain competitive on the world stage. When that happens, expect more downward price corrections.


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It’s too hot for milk, but ice cream and cream cheese plants are demanding cream

Milk production has slowed, the butter market is tight and cheese production is trending lower.

Milk production has slowed across much of the country. The combination of hot weather and typical seasonal declines is slowing availability of manufacturing milk.


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National dairy report: butter prices are lower; cheese production steady; milk production varies by region

Some cheese plants are turning back some offered milk to better balance their inventories to match current demand.

Butter operators churned at mostly steady rates. Cheese production is mostly steady this week with many plants operating full schedules. As for milk, the USDA says production is steady to higher in the Midwest, steady in the Northeast and Pacific Northwest, and steady to declining in California.


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Cheese inventories build and cream supplies tighten

Many cheese plants are operating on busy to full schedules.

Cheese production is steady to increasing across most of the country and manufacturing milk supplies heading into the Memorial Day holiday weekend are heavy, reports Dairy Market News this week.


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Milk production increased in Northeast but plateaued in California

In the Midwest, butter churns took greater volumes of cream over the weekend and ice cream makers are actively purchasing supplies.

Milk production is showing increases throughout the East with greening forage, improved cow comfort, and cow and heifer calving. Production volumes in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic are increasing. 


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AMS seeks comments about changes to Dairy Market News reporting

Submit comments by May 23.
For more than 70 years, Dairy Market News (DMN) has been administered by the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). AMS is requesting comments regarding existing reporting guidelines and market coverage of all DMN reporting programs. 

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Cold, wet weather dampens availability of organic milk; prices fall despite the scarcity

The national price of organic Greek yogurt is only 6 cents higher than conventional Greek yogurt.

Organic producers in Northern New England, Maine and much of Wisconsin are not able to graze cows for pasture feeding yet, due to weather not warming nor pastures drying as fast as is desirable.


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USDA reports autumn orders for cheese are increasing; export demand is 'good'

Milk available for cheese making is tightening seasonally across much of the country.

Milk available for cheese making is tightening seasonally across much of the country. Limited spot milk loads for cheese production are available at premiums above Class. Cheese plants that want to run at highest efficiencies are looking for milk or additional solids to bolster production.


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Manufacturing milk supplies declined last week; cream prices 'gyrated' USDA says

Cream prices are gyrating ahead of the holiday. More offerings are being noted over the weekend with cream cheese manufacturers showing the greatest demand for cream.

Hot, humid weather conditions have accelerated milk production declines in Florida, Arizona and the Midwest. Manufacturing milk supplies have declined across most of the nation; due to milk production declines and Class I demand increases. 


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Specialty cheesemakers in Midwest react to lower milk volume by canceling or delaying orders

Just as football training camps begin seasonal activity, there are increasing reports from cheese manufacturers about buyers beginning to more actively consider inventory needs for the last quarter of 2013 and the first of 2014.

The USDA's Dairy Market News reports that that Process cheese sales are “strong” while Natural cheese sales are “off a little” in the Midwest. Overall, most manufacturers are “comfortable” with the current cheesemaking situation. 


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Velvet Ice Cream Co., Utica, Ohio

Velvet Ice Cream built its reputation on making premium products that adhere to the standard of identity for ice cream. Its lines consist of premium, all natural, churned (low-fat), no sugar added, novelties, sherbet (in cups and in push-up tubes) and a controlled ice cream brand for grocery store customers.

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President's Address --2020 Vision

They say hindsight is 20/20, but IDFA President and CEO Connie Tipton is turning that old adage on its head. She plans to look forward to the next five years with a focused vision on important changes ahead for the dairy industry. In her address Tipton will challenge industry leaders to be willing to shake things up. She will unveil plans to ramp up IDFA activities during the run up to 2020.

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