September fresh, whole milk fell 2.5 cents to 3.28. Milk fell lower for the second month in a row, but remains 7 cents higher than this year’s average and a quarter above this year’s lowest point.
Butter jumped 33 cents to reach this year’s high of $3.57. September’s butter prices are 96 cents above this year’s low set last November and except for one month have steadily increased since setting the low.
American processed cheese increased 5 cents to $3.86, rising above the year’s low set in August. American cheese is 5 cents under this year’s average and 21 cents below this year’s highest price.
Natural cheddar cheese also improved, up 8 cents to $4.73. Cheddar cheese is up for the 3rd month in a row and at its highest point this year.
Pre-packaged ice cream fell 10 cents to $4.33, falling for the fourth month in a row, now 23 cents under this year’s high and 9 cents below this year’s average. Pre-packaged ice cream is only 3 cents below the 27-month average.
|Retail Dairy Prices Board |
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| Milk: Fresh, Whole||3.297||3.313||3.303||3.278||-0.025||Report|
| Butter: Salted, Grade AA||2.953||3.155||3.242||3.573||0.331||Report|
| Cheese: American||4.074||3.956||3.811||3.864||0.053||Report|
| Cheese: Cheddar, Natural||4.525||4.631||4.650||4.726||0.076||Report|
| Ice Cream: Pre-packaged||4.528||4.432||4.421||4.325||-0.096||Report|