Dairy Situation and Outlook

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Updated: 09.20.17

Forecasted milk prices for the remainder of the year have softened from what was expected earlier. The
Class III price was $16.44 in June, fell to $15.45 in July, but increased to $16.57 in August and was
expected to continue to strengthen reaching into the low $17’s by October. But, now the September
Class III price will weaken some to around $16.25. And it will take a rally in cheese prices to strengthen
the Class III price October through December….

To view the full report click: Dairy Situation and Outlook – 08-18-17 (PDF, 2 pgs, 355K)
By Bob Cropp, Professor Emeritus | University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension

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