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09 March 2012

USDA Dairy Products Prices HighlightsUSDA Dairy Products Prices Highlights

Butter prices increased this week whilst prices for cheddar cheese, dry whey and nonfat dry milk decreased, in the latest USDA Dairy Products Prices report.
Dairy Products Prices

Butter prices received for 25 kilogram and 68 pound boxes meeting United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Grade AA standards averaged $1.42 per pound for the week ending March 3, 2012. The United States (US) price per pound increased 0.5 cent from the previous week.

Cheddar Cheese prices received for US 40 pound blocks averaged $1.49 per pound for the week ending March 3, 2012. The price per pound decreased 0.7 cent from the previous week. The price for US 500 pound barrels adjusted to 38 percent moisture averaged $1.51 per pound, down 0.8 cent from the previous week.

Dry Whey prices received for bag, tote, and tanker sales meeting USDA Extra Grade standards averaged 60.6 cents per pound for the week ending March 3, 2012. The US price per pound decreased 0.5 cent from the previous week.

Nonfat Dry Milk prices received for bag, tote, and tanker sales meeting USDA Extra Grade or United States Public Health Service (USPHS) Grade A standards averaged $1.36 per pound for the week ending March 3, 2012. The US price per pound decreased 0.3 cent from the previous week.

Published by USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

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