April 2021 Dairy Situation and Outlook

Dairy Situation and Outlook, April 21, 2021 Bob Cropp, Professor Emeritus University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension & Division of Extension Agriculture Despite relatively strong milk production growth dairy product prices continued to show strength during April. While prices on the CME moved up and down during the month, the price of cheese, dry whey, […]

Read More...

March 2021 Dairy Situation and Outlook

Dairy Situation and Outlook, March 18, 2021 By Bob Cropp, Professor Emeritus University of Wisconsin-Madison, Division of Extension Dairy product prices have strengthened during March and have been higher all month than averages for the month of February. On the CME 40-pound cheddar blocks averaged $1.5821 per pound for February started March at $1.625, reached […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...

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 […]

Read More...