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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?
 
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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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C - CORN - CBOT
  High Low Last Chg
Dec 336'6 331'4 331'6 -6'6
Mar 347'6 344'0 344'0 -6'4
May 356'2 355'0 355'0 -6'2
 
S - SOYBEANS - CBOT
  High Low Last Chg
Nov 965'0 956'4 956'6 -14'4
Jan 972'0 969'4 969'4 -14'2
Mar 973'0 973'0 973'0 -14'2
 
SM - SOYBEAN MEAL - CBOT
  High Low Last Chg
Oct 3250 3230 3230 - 47
Dec 3162 3152 3160 - 49
Jan 3155 3140 3155 - 48
 
DK - MILK CLASS IV - CME
  High Low Last Chg
Sep 18.00
Oct 22.85
Nov 20.67 0.07
 
DA - MILK CLASS III - CME
  High Low Last Chg
Sep 21.40 0.01
Oct 23.25 -0.06
Nov 21.09 -0.19
 
LC - LIVE CATTLE - CME
  High Low Last Chg
Oct 156.275 155.100 155.650 0.025
Dec 159.400 158.200 158.650 - 0.225


Override Failure Hits Missouri Dairy Hard
 
CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (Sept. 11, 2014) -- Missouri’s dairy farmers are very disappointed today in how close the Missouri General Assembly came to an override of Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of HB 1326 and SB 506 which contained the “Missouri Dairy Revitalization Act of 2014”.
 
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Selecting Best Option in Margin Protection Program

Choosing Your Best Option in the USDA Dairy Margin Protection Program 

Sign-up for the USDA’s new Margin Protection Program (MPP) is expected to begin soon at local USDA Farm Service Agency offices.

MU Extension will hold free 1.5 hour workshops for dairy producers to:
  • Understand how the program works
  • Learn to use decision tools to pick your optimal level of margin insurance
Dr. Scott Brown, one of original contributors to the MPP dairy legislation, will be training producers to use the decision tool he developed. Questions: Joe Horner, 573-882-9339.
 
Workshops     
10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 26
MU Southwest Center
14548 Highway H
Mount Vernon, Missouri

1:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 26
MSU Fruit Experiment Station
9740 Red Spring Road
Mountain Grove, Missouri
 
2:00 p.m., Monday, September 29
FCS Financial
2800 Woodard Drive
Columbia, Missouri

Webinar 
Noon, Monday, September 29
MU Extension will sponsor a one hour webinar on the same topic will be from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. on Monday, September 29. http://www.agebb.missouri.edu/dairy/calendar/ 

MPP info will be posted at: http://dairymarkets.org/MPP/ or Farmbill.missouri.edu

Missouri Farmers Care Food Drive Yields 18K lbs.
 
SEDALIA, Mo. (August 21, 2014) -- Missouri Farmers Care recently announced that their annual Missouri State Fair food drive and Canstruction® project resulted in 18,783 pounds of food being donated to Missouri families. 

The food pantry of Sedalia will receive the 6,881 pounds of food that were part of 13 foot 10 inch tall 4-H Emblem Canstruction® project and the cans collected from the Missouri Farmers Care Food Drive Tuesday promotion that took place on the fairgrounds.
 
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Missourians Stand Up for Farmers
JEFFERSON CITY (August 6, 2014) -- Yesterday Missouri voters approved Amendment #1, the Missouri Farming Rights Amendment with more than 50 percent of voters casting a 'yes' ballot. 

With Amendment #1 now enshrined in the state constitution, all Missouri farmers and ranchers now enjoy constitutional protections to their livelihoods.
 
"This was a difficult campaign but we made our case to voters and we appreciate the support that Missourians have shown for family farmers and ranchers across the state," said Missouri Farmers Care Chairman Don Nikodim. "While it is unfortunate that the 'no' campaign chose to confuse voters with false attacks on Amendment #1, voters ultimately saw that Amendment #1 was supported by farmers and ranchers across the state. With Amendment #1 approved, we look forward to continue communicating the importance of agriculture to all Missourians.
 
Missouri Farmers Care will now prepare for the automatic recount, triggered by the margin of victory being less than one percent. We are confident that the will of the people has been shown and believe that a recount will only reaffirm the victory that farmers and ranchers have won."

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Missouri Dairy Hall of Honor
Missouri Dairy Hall of HonorThe Dairy Hall of Honors at the University of Missouri honors outstanding leadership in the Missouri dairy industry; recognizes outstanding achievements among dairy cattle breeders, milk producers, dairy processors, and others intimately involved in the Missouri dairy industry; and provides an archive for the preservation of historical records and memorabilia of the Missouri dairy industry. http://www.modairyhallofhonors.com/


 

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DTN Weather Summary
Weekend Rain in Several Spots
Bryce Anderson (Bio) – DTN Meteorologist

The Northern Plains and Canadian Prairies will see some light rain. Western Texas and New Mexico will get some rain left over from former Hurricane Odile. Dry elsewhere. » More DTN Weather Commentary

Posted at 2:04PM Fri Sep 19, 2014 CDT

DTN Market Matters Blog
Katie Micik Bio
Markets Editor
Friday, September 19, 2014 7:00PM CDT

Analyst David Hightower thinks the next two months will be ugly for the corn and soybean markets, but he's a little more optimistic about six-month timeframe. He also stressed that the low in the corn market will come before the low in the bean market. He thinks demand will be stronger than people think.

Monday, September 15, 2014 4:59PM CDT
Thursday, September 4, 2014 9:17PM CDT

 

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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