Little movement in dairy product prices for the week
Butter prices received for 25-kilogram and 68-pound boxes meeting United States Department of Agriculture Grade AA standards averaged $1.42 per pound for the week ending March 3. The United States U.S. price per pound increased 0.5 cent from the previous week.
The National Agricultural Statistics Service of the Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture, announced the prices this morning.
Cheddar Cheese prices received for U.S. 40-pound blocks averaged $1.49 per pound for the week, a decreased of 0.7 cent per pound. The price for U.S. 500-pound barrels adjusted to 38% moisture averaged $1.51 per pound, down 0.8 cent.
Dry Whey prices received for bag, tote, and tanker sales meeting USDA Extra Grade standards averaged 60.6 cents per pound, a per pound decrease of 0.5 cent.
Nonfat Dry Milk prices received for bag, tote, and tanker sales meeting USDA Extra Grade or United States Public Health Service Grade A standards averaged $1.36 per pound, a decrease of 0.3 cent.
Read the full report on the NASS website.