Organic Dairy Fluid Overview
USDA - Fri Jan 11, 10:20AM CST

     Organic Dairy Fluid Overview

     Report 2 - Released on January 11, 2019


     U.S. Organic Milk Pay Prices. The January 2019 farm gate organic milk pay price is $32.42,
     with a twelve-month average price of $31.30, based on a 12.9 percent representation of total
     solids. The organic pay price is the amount accepted by those organic dairy producers who
     contract with a large national organic cooperative, while based on the geographic area where
     the organic milk is produced and whether it is organic grassmilk.

     Organic Milk Pay Prices in Europe. According to CLAL, the most recent organic monthly milk
     pay price information notes advances for October 2018 in Germany and Austria, but saw a
     decrease in France. The organic milk farm price in Germany averaged 47.71 euros/100lt
     ($54.99 USD), 3.05 percent lower than a year ago, but up 0.78 percent from a month earlier.
     In Bavaria, an important milk producing region of Germany, the average price is 48.05
     euros/100lt ($55.38 USD), 3.86 percent lower than one year earlier, but 1.20 percent above
     the previous month. In Austria, October 2018, average organic milk farm prices, 44.21
     euros/100lt ($50.96 USD), is reported 10.58 percent lower than a year ago, but up 1.10
     percent from September 2018. France's average organic milk farm price for October 2018,
     47.76 euros/100lt ($55.05 USD), is 0.14 percent higher than October 2017, but 1.07 percent
     less than September 2018.


     Organic Grain and Feed Market Trend. Activity is fairly limited this first reporting period
     of the new year. However, a few anecdotal comments from market sources suggest some softness
     in the organic corn price, while the organic soybean price conveys a slight firmness.

     Information for the period January 7 - 11, 2019, issued biweekly

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