May 29, 2020: May

Volatility continues to be the norm for milk prices as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. However, for the last three weeks, milk prices have trended up more than down, even though much of the U.S. economy is still shut down. In a conference call hosted by the Center on May 26, 2020, Matt Gould, editor and analyst for Dairy and Food Market Analyst, said the recent uptick in price can be attributed to efforts the dairy industry and government undertook to manage an oversupplied market in the early stages of the pandemic. Read More