Today the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) release its CPI (Consumer Price Index). Dairy price to the public are up in January 2010 over December 2009.
Milk (whole) 4.22 %
Process Cheese 0.44
Ice Cream 5.88
The "All Milk" price to farmers is the same for both months and the manufacturing price is actually down 1.8%, December 09 vs January 2010.