Use the interactive tool to see what is being paid for milk in your region, with new season (2021/22) pricing now available
See how the commodity value of milk is tracking in the current season
Stay up to date with developments in the domestic Australian dairy market
Keep in touch with trends in commodity prices, global trade and major dairy exporters that affect the value of milk in the Australian industry
Want to find out what is influencing commodity prices and milk prices? Check out the Quarterly Insights report
Differences in farming systems can have an impact on the price outcome, even within a region. Find out more.
Latest Australian Update
Lactalis Australia has won new contracts to process and package Woolworths’s milk in Western Australia for the next five years, commencing 1 January 2022. Lactalis takes over from Brownes Dairy who held the Woolworths contracts since July 2014. The Woolies contract is...
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has initiated federal court proceedings against Lactalis for alleged breaches of the Dairy Code. ACCC alleges Lactalis breached several provisions of the Code and by doing so, weakened the bargaining power of...
Dairy Australia (DA) has commissioned a research project aimed at improving the understanding of dairy farm productivity and its relationship to profitability. Agricultural economists from Marsden Jacobs Associates and other organisations will explore the change in...
Latest Global Update
New Zealand exports of major dairy products were mixed in June, with positive trends for milk powders, cheese, butter and dry whey, but negative trends in other smaller categories including AMF, IMF, lactose, MPC, milk & cream and FFMP & Mixtures. WMP exports...
Milk production expanded 2.9% in June according to the USDA. That followed 4.7% YOY growth in May. The milking herd finally declined, by just 1,000 head compared to the prior month to 9,508m. While down on the multi-decade high reached in May this was still 153,000...
New Zealand's milk production lifted 1.6% YOY in June on a milksolids basis and 1.8% YOY on a tonnage basis in what is the seasonally lowest month of production. June production remains 19.3% ahead of the 5-year average for New Zealand.
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ADPF president Grant Crothers explains how the Milk Value Portal can help restore trust between farmers and processors
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Watch the video on why the world dairy markets matter
Watch the overview animation prepared by Dairy Australia, explaining how the Farmgate Milk Value tool is of use to you