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Selz-Pralle Aftershock 3918 is the new national milk production record holder for the Holstein breed. This Holstein cow has set a new 365-day milk production record of 78,170 pounds of milk, with 3,094 pounds of fat and 2,393 pounds of protein.

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The USDA’s Sept. 1 grain stocks estimates provided smaller-than-expected inventories for both corn and soybeans, initially giving some price support for both crops.

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USDA’s September 2017 milk production estimates will be released after PD-Extra’s deadline. However, the USDA raised milk production forecasts for both 2017 and 2018 in last week’s World Ag Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report. Growth in milk per cow was expected to pick up the pace, more than offsetting a slower rate of herd expansion.

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Digest Highlights: USDA posts delayed dairy checkoff reports. Fluid milk’s downward consumption trend continues. Find a summary of these stories and updates on previous Progressive Dairyman news stories here.

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This upcoming Jan. 17-18, 2018, hundreds of dairy farmers from throughout Wisconsin, the Midwest and the nation will come to the Monona Terrace in Madison, Wisconsin, for Dairy Strong – an exciting conference and trade show. Dairy farmers who register by Nov. 1 are invited to attend Dairy Strong for free.

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