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California weather conditions remain wet and cold, keeping cows' milk output flat. A mechanical breakdown at one processing facility resulted in more milk supplies in the market because the plant had to close and look for alternative ways to channel its milk. Although several loads of milk were successfully redirected to other processing locations, according to some reports, some milk was discarded. Class IV fulfillment was also affected as intakes declined. Aside from th
January Prices Received Index Down 4.5 Percent The January Prices Received Index (Agricultural Production), at 84.9, decreased 4.5 percent from December 2018. At 76.3, the Crop Production Index decreased 10.8 percent. The Livestock Production Index, at 97.9, increased 6.4 percent. Producers received higher prices for broilers, cattle, milk, and hogs but lower prices for lettuce, market eggs, cotton, and broccoli. Compared with a year earlier, the Prices Received Index is down
A pair of late-winter storms blanketed large areas of the West with snow, easing drought; bolstering high-elevation snowpack; and further improving spring and summer runoff prospects. The first storm system, which swept across the Southwest from February 20-22, produced heavy precipitation in core drought areas of the Four Corners States and deposited measurable snow in locations such as Las Vegas, Nevada, and Tucson, Arizona. The second storm—in actuality a series of disturb
Dairy prices were mixed in the shortened President’s Day holiday week. Cheddar block cheese closed Friday at $1.5950 per pound, up 1 1/2-cents on the week and 10 cents above a year ago. The barrels saw a Friday close at $1.4050, 3 cents lower on the week and 5 1/2-cents below a year ago. 3 cars of block traded hands last week at the CME and 23 of barrel. Monday’s block price inched a quarter-cent higher, then added a penny and a quarter Tuesday, hitting $1.61, highest CME pri
Average daily streamflows indicated in cubic feet per second.
Reservoir levels current as of midnight on date indicated.
Click on gaging stations (red dots) for streamflow hydrographs. Upper Snake River system is at 86 % of capacity. (Jackson Lake,Palisades, Grassy Lake,Island Park,Ririe,American Falls,LakeWalcott) Total space available:566032 AF Total storage capacity:4045695 AF
In California, milk output is following seasonally strong tendency. However, with the recent heavy and consistent rains, some industry participants are suggesting that milk output might curve as weeks go by if weather conditions don't change. Meanwhile, balancing schedules remain full. Fluid milk demand has been steady for several weeks. Arizona fluid milk demand is stable along cyclical lines. Class IV sales are stable, compared to the previous week. Some producers are optin
Powerful, late-winter storms crossed the country, delivering periods of heavy precipitation in much of the West; significant snow across the North; and additional rain in the Ohio Valley and mid-South. Lowland flooding affected several river basins in the central and eastern Corn Belt, extending southward into the northern Mississippi Delta. Meanwhile, much of the North remained under a thick blanket of snow. Extremely heavy snow, totaling a foot or more, fell across portions
December Prices Received Index Up 1.8 Percent The December Prices Received Index (Agricultural Production), at 89.9, increased 1.8 percent from November 2018. At 87.6, the Crop Production Index increased 4.2 percent. The Livestock Production Index, at 92.0, decreased 0.4 percent. Producers received higher prices for cattle, corn, broilers, and soybeans but lower prices for milk, oranges, hogs, and lemons. Compared with a year earlier, the Prices Received Index is down 2.4 per
Milk production in the 23 major States during December totaled 17.1 billion pounds, up 0.9 percent from December 2017. November revised production at 16.4 billion pounds, was up 0.8 percent from November 2017. The November revision represented a decrease of 3 million pounds or less than 0.1 percent from last month's preliminary production estimate. Production per cow in the 23 major States averaged 1,966 pounds for December, 23 pounds above December 2017. This is the highest