California’s November 2014 Class 4a/4b milk prices were announced on Tuesday, Dec. 2.

• Class 4a: At $18.14/cwt., it's down $3.37 from October, $2.49 below a year ago, and the lowest since April 2013. The January-November 2014 average stands at $22.49/cwt., $3.86 more than the same period a year ago.

• Class 4b: At $18.70/cwt., it’s down $2.24 from October and the lowest since December 2013, but still $1.40 more than November 2013. The January-November 2014 average is $20.40/cwt., $4.13 more than the same period a year ago.

Comparable November Class III & IV prices are announced on Wednesday, Dec. 3.

 

California Class 4 milk prices ($/cwt.)

 

4a

4a

4b

4b

 

2014

2013

2014

2013

Jan.

22.13

17.08

20.31

15.84

Feb.

23.08

18.01

21.14

15.41

Mar.

23.37

17.87

22.16

15.02

April

23.31

18.02

21.73

16.92

May

22.57

18.24

19.34

17.20

June

23.19

18.39

19.07

15.91

July

23.58

18.61

18.69

15.65

Aug.

23.83

18.70

19.96

16.32

Sept.

22.72

19.47

22.39

16.65

Oct.

21.51

20.00

20.94

16.82

Nov.

18.14

20.63

18.70

17.30

Dec.

 

21.16

 

18.03