Monday, May 3, 2010
The Signs Are There
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The above graph show mozzarella production for the first three months in a five year period, 2006 -20010.
Mozzarella is made on order is is a good indicator of the market for farm milk.
Comparing March of 2010 with March of 2008, mozzarella production has increased 4.9%, whereas milk production has only increased 7/10th of a percent in the same month.
The average farm "all milk" price in 2008, for the first three months was $19.23. In the same period for 2010 the "all milk" price is $15.60 - a 19% reduction.