On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange milk futures were up and cash dairy prices were steady to up Wednesday. June Class III milk was unchanged at $24.31. July closed up $0.28 at $23.55. August closed up $0.26 at $24.12. September was up $0.38 at $24.11. October through May contracts ranged from five cents higher in February to thirty-two cents higher in November.
In spot trade, Dry whey was down $0.01 at $0.4975. Four sales were recorded from $0.4975 to $0.51. Cheese Blocks were unchanged at $2.10. No sales were made. Cheese Barrels were unchanged at $2.17. No sales were made. Butter ended its downhill slide going up $0.0350 to $2.96.50. Nine trades were recorded from $2.9150 to $2.9650. Nonfat dry milk was unchanged at $1.81. No sales were recorded.