Cattle prices for 2015 and 2016 are reduced from last month on weaker demand and larger supplies of competing meats. Hog prices are higher for 2015 and 2016 as both export and domestic demand has improved.
Broiler prices are slightly lower for 2015 on weaker June prices but the forecast for 2016 is unchanged. Turkey prices for 2015 and 2016 are raised on tighter supplies. Egg prices for 2015 are raised on tight supplies and prices to date but the forecast for 2016 is unchanged.
Cheese and butter prices for 2015 are raised from last month on continued domestic demand strength, but NDM and whey prices are forecast lower as the supplies of those products are abundant and prices decline to maintain competitiveness in export markets. For 2016, the cheese price is unchanged, but the butter price is raised on expectations of robust domestic demand.
NDM and whey prices are reduced as lower prices are expected to maintain export competitiveness. For 2015 and 2016 Class III prices are reduced on lower whey prices. Class IV prices for both years are reduced on lower NDM prices. The all milk price is forecast at $17.05 to $17.35 per cwt for 2015 and $17.00 to $18.00 per cwt for 2016.