Mark O’Neill, Media and Strategic Communications Director
For Immediate Release: September 19, 2018
(Harrisburg) – The Pennsylvania Milk Marketing Board (PMMB) maintained the Class I over-order premium price for milk at $0.75 per hundredweight and continued its formula for determining the fuel adjuster add-on. PMMB’s pricing order will remain in effect through March 31, 2019.
During a hearing before the PMMB earlier this month, Farm Bureau offered testimony calling for the price to remain unchanged, despite the difficult circumstances faced by many dairy farmers across the state.
or a higher premium, but we are realistic about the current challenges of moving milk,” said Somerset County dairy farmer Glenn Stoltzfus, who is a member of PFB’s State Board of Directors and chairman of its State Dairy Committee.
The over-order premium and the fuel adjuster add-on mandated by PMMB are assessed on Class I (fluid) milk that is produced, processed and sold entirely within Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Farm Bureau is the state’s largest farm organization,
representing farms of every size and commodity across Pennsylvania.