At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange dairy prices were mostly down on Wednesday trading. Class III milk futures for December were unchanged at $15.42. January milk was down $.05 closing at $14.24. February was down $.06 at $14.25. March was down $.05 closing at $14.42. Most of the 2018 milk futures market saw similar losses except for a penny gain in September.
Grade AA Butter closed up $.0250 closing at $2.225. Twenty carloads of butter were sold with two topping at $2.225. Barrels were up $.0075 closing at $1.57. Eight carloads of barrels were sold ranging from $1.5625 to $1.57. 40-pound blocks dropped $.0425 to $1.47. Nine carloads of blocks were sold ranging from $1.47 to $1.505. Nonfat dry milk ended the day unchanged at $.7125. No sales were recorded.