On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange milk futures continued higher Wednesday supported by strong exports and mostly higher cash trade. October Class III milk down six cents at $18.15. November three cents higher at $18.59. December up eight cents at $18.19. January four cents higher at $17.86. February through April contracts 10 to 19 cents higher.
On spot trade, dry whey up $0.0025 at $0.5925. Blocks unchanged at $1.8075. One sale was made at that price. Barrels down $0.0050 at $1.7875. Three trades were made at that price. Butter up $0.0075 at $1.6975. Eleven sales were made from $1.6975 to $1.7250. Nonfat dry milk up $0.0125 at $1.43. Eleven trades were made from $1.42 to $1.43.