April F. White, Graduate Student, Department of Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University
In the last issue, the Class III futures for March and April were at $16.18/cwt and $17.20/cwt, respectively. Class III closed at $17.67/cwt in March, with protein continuing to decline slowly in price and butterfat climbing toward $2/lb ($1.95/lb in April). The Class III future for May is $18.93/cwt, followed by a decrease to $17.63/cwt in June.
Mr. Jason Hartschuh, Extension Educator, Crawford County, Agriculture and Natural Resources, Ohio State University Extension, and Dr. Aaron Wilson, Climate Research Specialist, Ohio State University Extension