At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Dairy prices were mostly higher on Wednesday. Class III milk futures for December were up $.01 closing at $15.61. January milk was up $.23 closing at $14.50. February was up $.17 at $14.36. March was up $.12 closing at $14.45. The rest of the 2018 milk futures were mixed.
Grade AA Butter closed up $.005 at $2.2125. Three carloads of butter were sold with one selling at $2.2125. Barrels were unchanged at $1.67. Sales were up again, with 16 carloads of barrels trading at that price. 40-pound blocks closed up $.01 at $1.4550. One carload of blocks was sold. Nonfat dry milk has dropped to a new all-time low for the second day in a row, down another $.01 at $.67. Nine carloads were sold Wednesday, with three of them topping at $.67 a pound.