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Farm milk production in California is at seasonally low levels. Contacts say that milk supplies are tight, and spot prices are trending higher. As the result, a few Class III producers cannot afford current milk prices and are planning to reduce their daily operations. Class I sales are steady. There are no spot loads available this week. Current hay prices in California are lower compared to last year at the same period, making California prices some of the lowest in th
May Prices Received Index Down 1.1 Percent The May Prices Received Index (Agricultural Production), at 91.9, decreased 1.1 percent from April 2019. At 84.0, the Crop Production Index decreased 0.8 percent. The Livestock Production Index, at 98.8, decreased 1.2 percent. Producers received lower prices for cattle, market eggs, lettuce, and strawberries but higher prices for broilers, hogs, corn, and broccoli. Compared with a year earlier, the Prices Received Index is down 3.1 p
Multiple cold fronts progressed across the central and eastern U.S. during mid to late June with widespread showers and thundershowers from the Great Plains east to the East Coast. During the past week (June 18 to 24), heavy rainfall (2 to 6 inches) maintained excessively wet conditions across eastern portions of the Great Plains, middle Mississippi Valley, and Ohio Valley. Diurnal convection resulted in locally heavy rainfall (more than 2 inches) from the Florida Panhandle s
CME cheese prices ended on the first day of summer at the highest levels in the world as traders anticipated the afternoon’s May Cold Storage report. The Cheddar blocks finished at an impressive $1.8250 per pound, up 4 1/4-cents on the week and 33 1/2-cents above a year ago. The barrels closed at $1.7375, up 13 1/4-cents, a whopping 45 1/4-cents above a year ago, and the highest since May 7, 2019. Monday’s block price ticked up 1 1/2-cents while the barrels rolled 1 3/4-cents
OMAHA (DTN) -- Ninety-six percent of the corn that farmers intend to plant this year -- on those acres that were still farmable following relentless rains and flooding this spring -- was planted as of Sunday, June 23, according to the latest USDA NASS Crop Progress report released Monday. Progress was up just 4 percentage points from 92% the previous week. That put planting progress 4 percentage points behind both last year's pace and the five-year average of 100%. But at thi
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Reservoir levels current as of midnight on date indicated. Upper Snake River system is at 96 % of capacity. (Jackson Lake,Palisades, Grassy Lake,Island Park,Ririe,American Falls,LakeWalcott) Total space available:146455 AF Total storage capacity:4045695 AF
In California, milk supplies are a tad tighter than usual. Nonetheless, finding the volumes required for processing needs is not an issue. In fact, a good balance between supplies and demand for milk is upheld through out of state sales. Milk production remains at the same level as the past week. Class I sales are steady in northern California, but somewhat lighter in the southern part of the state. Class III requests are down. In Arizona, weather conditions are conducive to
May 2018 to April 2019 is the wettest 12-month period on record in continental United States. Does it seem like it’s been raining a lot? The contiguous United States recently completed its wettest May to April period on record, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Centers for Environmental Information. From May 2018 to April 2019, an average of 36.20 inches of precipitation fell across the lower 48 states, 6.25 inches above the 20th cent
A stationary front was a focus for frequent showers and thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall from eastern South Carolina south to the Big Bend of Florida from June 11 to 14. The heavier rainfall resulted in short-term rainfall surpluses and drought elimination to parts of the Coastal Plain of Georgia and South Carolina. Another cold front progressed slowly south and east across the Great Plains, Corn Belt, and Mississippi Valley from June 14 to 16 before becoming station