Milk futures were lower and the cash dairy markets were lower except for cheese blocks Monday on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
November Class III milk was down $0.16 at $17.17. December was down $0.16 at $17.11. January was down $0.18 at $17.20. February was down $0.01 at $17.71. March through September contracts ranged from unchanged in April to eight cents lower in March.
Dry whey was down $0.0025 at $0.3850. Six sales were recorded, ranging from $0.3825 to $0.3850.
Forty-pound cheese blocks were up $0.0350 at $1.70. Two sales were recorded at that price.
Cheese barrels were down $0.06 at $1.58. Eleven sales were recorded, ranging from $1.58 and $1.63.
Butter was down $0.0975 at $3.01. Four sales were recorded, ranging from $3.03 to $3.0325.
Nonfat dry milk was down $0.01 at $1.1750. Two sales were recorded at $1.1750 and $1.1850.