A dairy economist says domestic demand for butter remains strong as consumers are turning to less substitutes. Vice President of Global Operations and Insights Alyssa Badger with Highground Dairy tells Brownfield that has been a bright spot for dairy. “Butter inventories between May and June... Read More.
Butter, American cheese, and Swiss cheese stocks in cold storage are down from last month, but still higher than a year ago. USDA says there was 347.4 million pounds of butter stored as of June 30th compared to 367.8 million pounds the previous month... Read More.
The two founders of Valley Queen Cheese in eastern South Dakota have posthumously received the 2023 Governors Ag Ambassador award. Alfred Nef and Alfred Gozenbach worked together at a Wisconsin cheese factory before starting a cheese business in Milbank in 1929. South Dakota’s Lieutenant Governor... Read More.
A market expert says there is an opportunity for profit in the cheese markets right now, but there’s a catch. Mike North with ever.ag tells Brownfield the higher volume of cheese on the spot market through the Chicago Mercantile Exchange reflects higher inventories with... Read More.
Milk futures were down except for February and cash dairy prices were mixed Thursday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. July Class III milk was down $0.04 at $13.97. August was down $0.09 at $14.37. September was down $0.19 at $15.61. October was down $0.16... Read More.
Reports about a large cheese purchase by the USDA to aid schools and food banks has a dairy leader wondering if there might be a downside. Laurie Fischer with the American Dairy Coalition tells Brownfield it’s unclear if or when USDA would buy around... Read More.