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Predicted: a 12-month decline in farmers’ milk checks

The following table from CALS dairy markets specialist Brian Gould shows his predictions for the average Wisconsin mailbox price—the price that shows up on farmers’ milk checks—over the next year.  Additional data is available.

Month Class III Mailbox
Aug 2011 21.67 22.16
Sep 2011 18.87 19.54
Oct 2011 18.75 20.18
Nov 2011 18.51 19.95
Dec 2011 18.02 19.49
Jan 2012 17.37 18.74
Feb 2012 17.05 18.44
Mar 2012 17.05 18.44
Apr 2012 16.93 17.84
May 2012 16.97 17.87
Jun 2012 16.99 17.89
Jul 2012 17.10 17.89
Aug 2012 17.08 17.87

Brian W. Gould, Dept. of Agricultural and Applied Economics
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