Dairies Use Genetics to Manage Through Beef Price Decline
In 2016, U.S. dairy margins are being slugged with a 1-2 punch of soft milk prices and slashed cattle prices. Milk prices have now fallen 40 percent from their high in late 2014. But until a few months ago, dairy producers were partially insulated from this painful decline due to record high cattle prices and lucrative sales of bull calves and cull cows.
Stay ahead of the game in your field. Subscribe today.
Get CoBank's industry-leading Knowledge Exchange research reports delivered straight to your inbox as soon as they're released.
Have a comment or question about these reports?
Contact CoBank's Knowledge Exchange team to ask questions, engage with analysts or receive additional information.