Milk price optimism

Midwest Farm Weekly

Midwest Farm Weekly (WFRV) – Dairy farmers got a bit of welcome news. Class three milk prices are up about a dollar, to nearly $16 a hundredweight. 

Experts attribute the jump to a tightening milk supply. 

Milk production has dropped below year-ago levels nationwide. 

Wisconsin lost a record number of farms last year, bringing down the state’s cow numbers and production. 

While trade wars are still a concern, University of Wisconsin’s Bob Cropp expressed optimism for milk prices this spring. 

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