David L. Swartz, Robert C. Goodling, Jr., Virginia A. Ishler, Timothy Beck
Current predicted Class III price for the first 11 months of 2018 is averaging $14.57/cwt. To face the year with optimism is to be sure dairy producers really understand their cost of production.
Virginia A. Ishler
Focus on total pounds of milk produced, not milk per cow, for positive cash flow.
Robert C. Goodling, Jr.
Fluctuating milk prices and feed costs stress dairy operations' cash flow. Making decisions based on milk margin and income over feed cost are crucial to profitability.