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In California, it has been raining a lot recently. Nonetheless, milk production hasn't been much affected. Milk output remains seasonally strong and manufacturing plants have the capacity required to handle current milk supplies. As so, most of the milk is being processed close to its production site. Plant facility managers do not foresee any issue with milk handling during the spring flush. Milk sales to retailers are steady. In Arizona, milk output is increasing. Howe
February Prices Received Index Up 4.9 Percent
The February Prices Received Index (Agricultural Production), at 89.4, increased 4.9 percent from January 2019. At 83.9, the Crop Production Index increased 8.5 percent. The Livestock Production Index, at 94.7, decreased 2.6 percent. Producers received higher prices for cattle, corn, lettuce, and milk but lower prices for broilers, market eggs, strawberries, and soybeans. Compared with a year earlier, the Prices Received Index is
Dryness and drought intensified across parts of the South, while the overall trend toward drought recovery continued in the Four Corners region. Elsewhere, dryness concerns increased in the Northwest where drought expanded slightly; rain and snow will be needed soon across the northwestern quarter of the nation to prevent the region from slipping further into drought. Most of the nation from the central and northern Plains to the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast remained free of dr
CME dairy prices saw little change in the St. Patrick’s Day week as traders anticipated the February Cold Storage report Friday afternoon. Block Cheddar climbed to $1.5825 per pound Tuesday but slipped back to close the week at $1.57, up a penny on the week and 2 1/2-cents above a year ago. The barrels finished at $1.5650, up 7 1/4-cents on the week, after gaining 12 3/4-cents the previous week, and were 5 1/2-cents above a year ago. Five cars of block traded hands last
IDAHO: Idaho was waiting to start planting due to high moisture and low temperatures. Ground in Boundary County was still frozen with snow cover. Snow was melting rapidly on the Southern, Southwestern, and Southeastern slopes in Latah and Nez Perce Counties, but soils remained too saturated to work. Spring calving was nearing completion in Southwestern Idaho. Topsoil in Cassia and Minidoka Counties were dry, but subsoil continued to be very wet. Rangeland needed more heat bef
Dairy producers who enrolled in the Livestock Gross Margin (LGM) insurance product for the 2018 calendar year can now enroll to retroactively participate in the Margin Protection Program (MPP) for that year. Previously, those with the LGM insurance were unable to participate in MPP, but the signup running through May 10 will allow those producers to be able to get a one-time MPP payment for 2018. Producers will be required to visit their local Farm Service Agency office to
Dairy producers who participated in the Livestock Gross Margin for Dairy Cattle Program now can participate in the Margin Protection Program for Dairy for 2018 coverage. The Department of Agriculture announced the eligibility last week. Producers enrolled in 2018 LGM-Dairy, administered by USDA’s Risk Management Agency under 2014 Farm Bill, were ineligible for coverage under MPP-Dairy, a safety net program available through USDA’s Farm Service Agency. FSA Administrator Richar
Average daily streamflows indicated in cubic feet per second.
Reservoir levels current as of midnight on date indicated. Upper Snake River system is at 85 % of capacity. (Jackson Lake,Palisades, Grassy Lake,Island Park,Ririe,American Falls,LakeWalcott) Total space available:619704 AF Total storage capacity:4045695 AF
California milk production is inching up and dairy product manufacturers are staying busy, running their dryers near full performance levels. Overall, milk intakes are consistent with previous years' levels. The processing of the holiday dairy products is slowly ramping up. Retail milk orders and bottled milk demand are unchanged from a week ago. In Arizona milk production is going to the satisfaction of dairy farmers. Milk supplies are adequate to fulfill all end users' need