Is Your Milk Check Still Not Paying The Bills?

Exchanging money ( Lindsey Benne )

After a long stretch of low milk prices over the past five years, producers’ checkbooks are finally starting to feel some form of relief. However, poorer quality forages are taking a hit on some producers’ milk production while stacks of unpaid bills continue to pile up for others. 

In a recent Dairy Herd Management poll, we asked our readers how long their mailbox milk price has been above their cost of production. Here are the results:

While 53% of the respondents’ bottom lines are now in the green, nearly half remain in the negative.

 
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