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 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)...
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Strong winds and low relative humidity covered the northern and eastern Plains and western Midwest regions Wednesday, leading to a red flag warning for many areas. Scattered showers and thundershowers spread from the southeast plains to the west and north Delta and the southwest Midwest Wednesday. Dry elsewhere in the key growing areas. Temperatures ranged from the 30s F over the northern Canadian Prairies to the upper 80s over the southwest Plains and west Texas. » More DTN Weather Commentary
OMAHA (DTN) -- Spring shipping season is near. The Upper Mississippi River opened after a vessel moved barges through Lock and Dam 2 as the lead-off act. But three of the Great Lakes remain more than 50% ice covered.