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Thursday, February 18, 2016

Cutting costs on your dairy farm - Farm and Dairy

Cutting costs on your dairy farm - Farm and Dairy: For the country’s dairy farmers, there doesn’t appear to be anything “sweet” to anticipate in ’16. On the contrary, slimming down production costs is essential.

With a four-year average total cost of production of $19.66 — which is already adjusted for bull calf and cull cow income — there is a yawning chasm between production costs and milk income per cwt.