Calculate price of Class III or Class IV Milk by
entering data into the chart below
Use spot market prices & NASS prices to enter data

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Milk Price Calculator Cheese Pricing
Blocks:  $ /lb
Barrels:  $ /lb
Butter:  $ /lb
NFDM:  $ /lb
Whey:  $ /lb
% of Total Cheese Purchases
Blocks %
Barrels %
Average Cheese Price1
$1.7599 /lb
Class III Price: $ 15.84 /cwt
Class IV Price: $ 17.12 /cwt
Butterfat Price: 1.7905 /lb
Protein Price: 3.14 /lb
Class III Skim Price: 9.9216 /cwt.
Class IV Skim Price: 11.2464 /cwt.
Nonfat Solids Price: 1.2496 /lb
Other Solids Price: 0.0318 /lb
1NASS calculates the average cheese price as a weighted average of (block price) and (barrel price + $.03)
This calculator gives a reasonable estimate of Class III and IV milk prices. It is to be used as a learning tool for risk management but should not be used as the sole source of decision-making information. While we trust the information and formulas, gathered from reliable sources, are reasonably accurate, we cannot guarantee their accuracy or completeness. Pricing formulas were current as of October 1, 2008 but are subject to change.