At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, it was another record down day for nonfat dry milk. The rest of the dairy markets were mostly steady or higher. The exception was the December Class III milk futures which closed down $.10 at $15.51. January milk was up $.20 closing at $14.70. February was up $.14 at $14.50. March was up $.07 closing at $14.52. The rest of the 2018 milk futures were all up.
Grade AA Butter closed up $.0475 at $2.26. Thirteen carloads of butter were sold ranging from $2.24 to $2.26. Barrels were unchanged for a second straight day at $1.67. Eleven carloads of barrels traded between $1.67 and $1.6725. 40-pound blocks closed up $.0750 at $1.53.