Farmer's Report

Dairy Trends - May 7, 2021

All dairy pricing trends are based on USDA and CME data as of May 5, 2021.


Butter prices are trending slightly lower this week. USDA reports that butter production rates are stable to lower. There is strong demand from both foodservice and retail being reported.


On the CME, blocks are flat vs. last week and barrels are slightly up vs. last week.


According to Urner Barry, shell eggs are down vs. last week, primarily due to a slow demand season.


USDA reports there is plenty of milk available across the country for processing operations. Cream supplies remain adequate for most processing needs.

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