Dairy Markets Week in Review
Cash block cheese ended the first week of May still at $1.16 per pound, unchanged on the week, but 28 1/2-cents below a year ago. Barrel closed Friday at $1.1250, down three-quarters of a cent on the week, and 24 cents below a year ago. Four cars of block traded hands and two of barrel. The NASS U.S. average block price hit $1.1599, up 1.2 cents. Barrel averaged $1.1351, down 0.2 cents.
Butter closed at $1.1750, down a half-cent on the week, and 18 1/2-cents below a year ago. Only two cars sold. NASS butter averaged $1.1499, up 1.1 cents.
Provided courtesy of Dairyline.