February 2022 Mailbox Prices

Released by USDA on May 26, 2022: February 2022 mailbox prices for selected reporting areas in federal milk orders averaged $23.88. That price was up 68 cents from the January average and $8.18 higher than a year ago.

Mailbox prices reflect the actual price dairy operators receive for their milk, hence the name mailbox price. Typically, they are released about 3-1/2 months following the month for which the prices apply. Mailbox prices are reported at average fat tests and reflect all premiums, as well as marketing costs, including hauling.

Class I price

Class III price

Class IV price