egg production

Pacific Region Poultry and Egg Production Report

Dan Commodity Report, Poultry 30 Comments

California Egg Production California’s egg production during March totaled 294 million, up 28 million from February’s production but down 3 million from March 2016. The all layers during the month totaled 12.3 million, up 1 percent from last month, but down 1 percent from March 2016. Eggs per 100 layers during the month were 2,394, compared to 2,178 a month …

grape acreage

California Grape Acreage Report, 2016 Summary

Dan Commodity Report, Nuts & Grapes 91 Comments

California’s 2016 grape acreage totaled 897,000 acres.  Of the total grape acreage, 841,000 were bearing while 56,000 were non-bearing.  The wine-type grape acreage is estimated at 602,000 acres, with 560,000 bearing and 42,000 non-bearing.  Table-type grape acreage totaled 123,000 acres, with 111,000 bearing and 12,000 non-bearing.  Acreage of raisin-type grapes totaled 172,000 acres, with 170,000 bearing and 2,000 non-bearing. The …

National Dairy Promotion & Research Board

March Dairy Market Report

Dan Commodity Report, Dairy & Livestock 30 Comments

In January, the average U.S. all-milk price reached its highest level since the final month of the 2013-2014 price spike. At $10.54 per hundredweight, the Margin Protection Program (MPP) margin for November–December was the highest in two years. Also in January, dairy exports continued to improve, representing 13 percent of milk solids production, the second highest-ever January percentage after January …

Pacific Region Livestock Slaughter

Dan Cattle, Commodity Report 25 Comments

Pacific Region Commercial Slaughter California’s production of red meat during February 2017 totaled 114 million pounds (dressed weight), slightly above than February 2016. This figure includes slaughter in Federally-inspected and state-inspected plants, but excludes farm slaughter. In February 2017, the average live weight of cattle slaughtered in California was 1,307 pounds, calves averaged 91 pounds, sheep and lambs averaged 148 pounds, …

January Agriculture Prices Report

Taylor Hillman Commodity Report 19 Comments

January Prices Received Index Decreased 1.6 Percent The January Agriculture Prices Received Index (Agricultural Production), at 86.4, decreased 1.6 percent from December 2016. At 78.3, the Crop Production Index decreased 3.1 percent. At 96.6, the Livestock Production Index increased 2.3 percent. Producers received lower prices for market eggs, turkeys, tomatoes, and cauliflower but higher prices for cattle, hogs, broilers, and …

January Chicken and Egg Report

Taylor Hillman Commodity Report, Poultry 24 Comments

January Egg Production Up 9 Percent United States egg production totaled 9.04 billion during January 2017, up 9 percent from last year. Production included 7.91 billion table eggs, and 1.12 billion hatching eggs, of which 1.04 billion were broiler-type and 87.7 million were egg-type. The total number of layers during January 2017 averaged 376 million, up 5 percent from last …

January Dairy Market Report

Dan Commodity Report, Dairy & Livestock 28 Comments

The January Dairy Market Report is now available. Continued growth in domestic butter and cheese consumption, coupled with further recovery of world prices for skim milk powder and whey, strengthened U.S. milk prices as 2016 drew to a close. The all-milk price hit a high for the first 11 months of the year in November, while the Margin Protection Program …

Pacific Region Poultry and Egg Production Report

Dan Commodity Report, Poultry 27 Comments

California Egg Production California’s egg production during December totaled 302.2 million, up 17 million from November’s production and up 13 million from December 2015. The all layers during the month totaled 12.2 million, up 3 percent from last month, but down 1 percent from December 2015. Eggs per 100 layers during the month were 2,487, compared to 2,426 a month earlier, …

dairy trade policies

November Dairy Market Report

Dan Commodity Report, Dairy & Livestock 27 Comments

Four straight months of rising milk prices and three straight months of falling feed costs have brought some financial relief to U.S. dairy producers from the tough conditions of early last summer. The average all-milk price moved from $14.50 per hundredweight last May to $17.30 in September, while the monthly Margin Protection Program (MPP) margin formula rose from $5.75 per …