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Milk demand helping to raise prices

As the year’s fourth quarter wraps up, area dairy farmers can take solace in the encouraging news that milk production and prices are projected to increase next year.  DairyReporter.com states that the higher yields for dairy products along with lower feed costs is resulting in better on-farm margins.  Rich Olson from Olson Family Farm in southern Door County says the increase demand for milk is helping the situation for local dairy operators.

 

 

Hoard’s Dairyman announced last week that milk prices for January Class 1fluid milk was at $19.01 which was $3.89 higher than a year ago.  

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