February 2021 Dairy Situation & Outlook

Dairy Situation and Outlook, February 23, 2021 By Bob Cropp, Professor Emeritus University of Wisconsin Madison Division of Extension February milk prices will end a little weaker than January. Class III will drop below $16 to around $15.60 compared to $16.04 in January. Class IV will be around $13.30 compared to $13.75 in January. Cheese […]

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January 2021 Dairy Situation and Outlook

Dairy Situation and Outlook, January 25, 2021 By Bob Cropp, Professor Emeritus University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension Milk production continues to run well above a year ago. December milk production was 3.1% higher than a year ago marking the second straight month above 3%. Milk cow numbers have been increasing since July with another […]

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December 2020 Dairy Situation and Outlook

Dairy Situation and Outlook, December 17, 2020 By Bob Cropp, Professor Emeritus University of Wisconsin Madison, Division of Extension Milk prices fell the end of the year and we can expect lower prices going into next year. In November, the Class III price set a record high for the month at $23.34. The Class III […]

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November 2020 Dairy Situation and Outlook

By Bob Cropp, Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension Despite rather strong milk production milk prices continue to strengthen in November. The September Class III was $16.43, strengthened to $21.61 in October and November will be close to $23 surpassing the previous November record high set in 2014 at $21.94. Continued government purchases of […]

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October Dairy Situation & Outlook

Dairy Situation and Outlook, October 20, 2020 By Bob Cropp, Professor Emeritus University of Wisconsin Division of Extension University of Wisconsin-Madison Somewhat surprising we will see considerable strength in October milk prices. Class III was $24.54 back in July but had fallen to $16.43 by September. It looks like Class III for October will increase […]

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