The Wisconsin all milk price for October passed $20 per hundredweight for the first time since December of 2015, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service’s price report.
The state’s price paid to producers was $20.50 per hundredweight, the report said.
The price was 60 cents higher than September’s price and $2.70 higher than the price in October of 2018.
The U.S. all milk price for October was $19.90 per hundredweight, 60 cents less than Wisconsin’s price but 60 cents more than last month’s U.S. price.
All of the 24 major milk producing states had a higher price when compared with September. Idaho has the largest price increase, up $1.80, to $20.90 per hundredweight.