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Dairy Prices
 Over the years some confusion surrounding the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) Dairy Products Prices (DPP) program and the use of these data in the class price formulas. Why are NASS’s DPP reports used in the Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) class price formulas?  How are the NASS reports compiled?  Is there a magic formula used to generate the NASS DPP reports? What prevents manufacturing plants from misreporting or manipulating the prices?

Missouri 4-H Dairy Judging Team Excels in Scotland
The Missouri 4-H Dairy Judging Team continued their tradition of excellence by placing second in two international dairy judging contests as a part of the International Dairy Youth Tour.

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Jun 152.950 152.475 152.700 0.700

Dairy Bill Passage 'Delights' Drennan

Missouri Dairy Association Executive Director Dave Drennan says he’s delighted by passage of Missouri’s Dairy Revitalization Act.

“Help can’t come soon enough for our dairy farmers,” Drennan told Brownfield Ag News following the bill’s passage.  “Our concern is the loss of dairy farms, the economic hit the state has suffered over a number of years, and so this is very encouraging to us to see the overwhelming bipartisan support in both the House and the Senate in the General Assembly.” Full story and audio (via Brownfield)...

2015 Missouri Dairy Profit Seminars
Sponsored by the Missouri Dairy Association and the University of Missouri

Download selected presentations from the Missouri Dairy Profit Seminars. The one-day seminar featured presentations on accellerating growth, reducing disease, equipment innovations, cow comfort, transitioning, grazing vs. confinement and more. Workshops were offered in Sedalia, Springfield, Mountain Grove, Jackson and Union. Available presentations: Accelerated Feeding of Calves and Use of Grazing vs. Confinement for Growing Post-Weaning Heifers.
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January 21-23, 2016

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3/27/2015 Southern Midwest Snow Friday

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Rain in Southeast Fri.; Snow NW Plains
Bryce Anderson (Bio) – DTN Meteorologist

Light snow is in store for the northwestern Plains Friday, with light rain in the southeastern U.S. Other primary U.S. and Canadian Prairies crop regions will be dry. The southeast showers will continue to delay field work, and a cool trend in the eastern Midwest slows down field drying and warming. Meanwhile, southwest Plains areas will be dry and warm with dryness concerns for wheat post-dormancy. » More DTN Weather Commentary

Posted at 5:47AM Fri Mar 27, 2015 CDT

DTN Market Matters Blog
Katie Micik Bio
Markets Editor
Monday, March 23, 2015 4:42PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- It's been one month since the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) tentatively agreed on a new five-year contract, covering workers at all 29 West Coast ports. The next step will be taken sometime during the week of March 30 when a caucus of 90 union delegates will decide to recommend it for consideration by the full membership. Then, every union member will receive a copy of the tentative agreement for discussion at their local union meeting. After that, a vote to ratify (or not) is then taken by secret ballot sometime during April.

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Missouri Dairy Association
David R. Drennan - Executive Director 
1954 Sumter Ridge Court
Chesterfield, MO 63017 
Phone: (636) 519-9300 
Fax: (636) 519-1403


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