06-02 Milk Hauling Charges in the Upper Midwest Marketing Area -- May 2005. [PDF]
Released in July 2006, this paper analyzes milk hauling charges on the Upper Midwest Marketing Area, Federal Order 30, for May 2005.
Econometric Baseline Model Documentation (Model Calibrated to USDA Agricultural Baseline Projections to 2014)
[PDF] Released January 2006, this paper documents an econometric model used by USDA-AMS Dairy Programs to support its economic analysis and forecasting responsibilities. The model is comprehensive, including the supply of milk, the allocation of butterfat and nonfat solids to fluid milk and the major manufactured dairy products, and consumer demand for milk and dairy products. Email questions concerning the documentation to Jerry.Cessna@ams.usda.gov
05-01 Milk Hauling Charges in the Upper Midwest Marketing Area -- May 2002 - 2004. [PDF]
Released in December 2005, this paper analyzes milk hauling charges on the Upper Midwest Marketing Area, Federal Order 30, for May 2002, 2003, 2004.
Milk Protein Products and Related Government Policy Issues [PDF],
by Jerry Cessna, Agricultural Economist, USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service, Dairy Programs. Released February 2004, this paper describes current government policy issues related to milk protein concentrates, wet ultra-filtered milk products, casein, and caseinates. Email questions concerning the report to Jerry.Cessna@ams.usda.gov