California’s December Class 1 milk prices are $23.72/cwt. for the North and $23.99/cwt. for the South. Both are down 61¢ from November and the lowest since February. However, both are $1.99 more than December 2013.
With December’s prices, the 2014 average prices were $24.76/cwt. for the North and $25.03/cwt. for the South. Both are up $4.47/cwt. compared to 2013.
The December federal order Class I base price will be announced Nov. 19.