← Return to Headlines Page

September Class III/IV up from August

September Class III/IV up from August
The September federal order Class IIII milk price is $18.14/cwt., up 23¢ from August, but 86¢ below September 2012, and $1.49 above California’s comparable 4b cheese milk price. The 2013 January-September Class IIII average to $17.76/cwt., up from $16.54/cwt. at this time a year ago, and compares to $18.28/cwt. The October Class III futures price settled today at $18.09/cwt.; November, $17.86/cwt.; and December, $17.18/cwt.
The federal order Class IV price is $19.43/cwt., up 36¢ from August and $2.02 above a year ago. The 2013 Class IV average now stands at $18.49/cwt., up from $15.23/cwt. a year ago and compares to $19.48/cwt. in 2011.
background_banner