August 14, 2019: Dairy Week in Review

In USDA’s Crop Production report, the agency reported farmers planted 90 million acres of corn, up 1 percent from a year ago and well above the 88 million acres analysts expected. USDA also raised its estimates for corn yields to 169.5 bushels per acre, 6.9 bushels lower than last year but 3.5 bushels higher than its July estimate. Total production is expected to be 13.9 billion bushels, only 4 percent less than production levels a year ago. Read More