Cash Prices

Cash cheese, cash butter and cash skim milk powder trade five days a week at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. Settling prices are typically posted by noon.

USDA releases the National Dairy Products Sales Report -- the weekly average prices for block cheese, barrel cheese, butter, skim milk powder and whey -- every Wednesday.

USDA also announces minimum milk prices each month. Use the links below for the most recent price announcements and the dates of future announcements.

Monthly Price Announcements 
Class I Advanced Prices & Pricing Factor 
California Minimum Price Letters - California minimum milk prices are announced at this site.

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