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Natural gas prices hold steady

Outside of New England, prices at most locations remain flat with warmer temperatures. Natural gas prices at most trading locations remained at or near their report week start point, Wednesday to Wednesday, as seasonal temperatures held through the week. With the exception of New England, most locations stayed within 10¢ of their price last Wednesday through the report week. The Henry Hub spot price last Wednesday was $2.77/MMBtu and gained 5¢ through Friday, before dropping to end the week at $2.74/MMBtu.


Retail gas prices mixed

Retail gas prices across the U.S. are mixed this week.  Prices throughout the country vary, though the average price across the U.S. is only up a penny. The 27-week average is $2.56.

Despite a four cent decrease this week, the West Coast region continues to have the highest gas prices in the country this week, sitting at $2.73 per gallon. The Midwest region saw the largest gain on retail gas prices this week. Up seven cents, gas prices average $2.35 a gallon. 


Dairy markets: Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Overnight prices were soft again in the dairy complex as a whole. There seems to be a growing feeling the Cold Storage reports will increasingly show larger amounts of cheese on hand.


Mark & Bob: Whither the exports?

Mark Stephenson, Director of Dairy Policy Analysis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Bob Cropp, dairy economics professor emeritus, share their latest podcast.


Cropp: March Dairy Situation and Outlook

Both the March Class III and Class IV price will be a little higher than in February, but much lower than a year ago. Where milk prices go from here depends on a number of factors.


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