Midwest Farm Weekly (WFRV) – Dairy farmers got a bit of welcome news. Class three milk prices are up about a dollar, to nearly $16 a hundredweight.
Experts attribute the jump to a tightening milk supply.
Milk production has dropped below year-ago levels nationwide.
Wisconsin lost a record number of farms last year, bringing down the state’s cow numbers and production.
While trade wars are still a concern, University of Wisconsin’s Bob Cropp expressed optimism for milk prices this spring.