California Aug. Class I Up $5.07 from 2013Print
The California Department of Food and Agriculture announced its August Class I milk price today at $25.28 per hundredweight for the north and $25.55 for the south. Both are up 15 cents from July, $5.07 above August 2013, and 10 cents shy of the record high set in March 2014.
The eight-month northern average now stands at $24.70, up from $19.87 at this time a year ago and compares to $17.82 in 2012 and $20.27 in 2011. The southern average, at $24.97, is up from $20.14 a year ago, $18.09 in 2012 and $20.54 in 2011. The August Federal order Class I base price is announced by USDA on July 23.