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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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Fly Control
 
 Flies do have an economic impact for dairy producers. House flies and Stable flies are primary pests of confined animals followed by the horn fly for producers who pasture their animals. Horn flies are serious pests but the larvae cannot tolerate the manure being disturbed hence in confined operations they are not as serious a pest.
 
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Quotes
 
C - CORN - CBOT
  High Low Last Chg
May 498'2 493'0 494'0 -2'6
Jul 503'4 499'0 499'2 -3'0
Sep 500'4 -2'4
 
S - SOYBEANS - CBOT
  High Low Last Chg
May 1518'0 1505'0 1516'0 -4'6
Jul 1508'0 1494'0 1504'4 -6'4
Aug 1421'0 -3'4
 
SM - SOYBEAN MEAL - CBOT
  High Low Last Chg
May 4895 4874 4890 - 27
Jul 4785 4770 4775 - 18
Aug 4485 - 14
 
DK - MILK CLASS IV - CME
  High Low Last Chg
Apr 18.38 -0.19
May 21.50
Jun 20.70 -0.18
 
DA - MILK CLASS III - CME
  High Low Last Chg
Apr 24.04 0.09
May 21.44 0.14
Jun 20.37 20.37 20.37 -0.01
 
LC - LIVE CATTLE - CME
  High Low Last Chg
Apr 145.000 143.800 144.175 - 1.550
Jun 135.200 134.100 134.425 - 1.250


Missouri House Recognizes Dairy Plight
 

The Missouri House of Representatives has passed the “Missouri Dairy Revitalization Act of 2014” (HB 1326) by an overwhelming vote of 137-4. HB 1326 is sponsored by Representatives Casey Guernsey (District 2) and Bill Reiboldt (District 160). The bill now awaits consideration by the Missouri Senate.
 
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Save the Date

2014 Missouri Dairy Profit Seminars
 


Feb. 24-28, 2014
Sedalia • Springfield • Mt. Grove • Jackson • Union
Presentations available here.
 
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Drennan Receives ASA Recognition
 

Missouri Dairy Association Executive Director Dave Drennan was presented the Lifetime Achievement Award – Membership Focus by the American Soybean Associaiton during the 2014 Commodity Classic.
 
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USDA to Study Dairy Animal Health Practices
Columbia, MO – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) joins forces with the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to conduct a national dairy study. Beginning in January, NASS will survey dairy farmers in Missouri about their animal health and welfare management practices. Read More...

Purdom Testifies Before House Committee
 
Testimony of Larry Purdom
President, Missouri Dairy Association
Before the House Interim Committee on Emerging Issues
October 15, 2013
 
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Missouri Farmers Care

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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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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