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Butter prices dipped under the $1.40 level; cheese production is robust and fluid milk processors are operating plants on extended schedules, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service reports small decreases in the weekly prices of cheese, nonfat dry milk and whey .
Butter prices received for 25-kilogram and 68-pound boxes meeting United States Department of Agriculture Grade AA standards averaged $1.44 per pound for the week ending Feb. 18. The price per pound decreased 5.7 cents from the previous week.
Butter prices averaged $1.60 per pound for the week ending Jan. 7, 2012, an increase of 1.4 cents from the previous week.
Butter prices dropped 3.2 cents and Cheddar cheese prices droped 8.6 cents.