Use the interactive tool to see what is being paid for milk in your region, with new season (2022/23) 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
Fonterra Australia CEO Rene Dedoncker said the cooperative has put its plans for an IPO or outright sale of Fonterra’s Australian business on hold. Speaking at a breakfast briefing, the Dedoncker said volatile economic conditions and the recent downturn in the local...
Prices are being pushed to record highs by processors trying to secure supply for next season. Bega is the latest processor to hike prices. In a letter to suppliers, Bega confirmed a forecast price of $9.10kgMS, up from $8.80kgMS. Bega suppliers in Northern Victoria...
Industry bodies are warning rising energy prices could slow food and fibre production, exacerbating the impact of fertiliser shortages and increase input costs. Gas and electricity prices are being pushed up across Australia due to a combination of increased...
Latest Global Update
This week’s event provided an interesting set of outcomes. The index lost 1.3%, weighed down by the weaker WMP (worse in some contracts), a moderate loss for AMF and the slump in cheddar. Despite a little more product coming on in the next few events, SMP prices...
Fonterra announced it has added 8,000t of SMP and 3,785t of butter to its 12-month offer volume forecast, adding the volumes to auctions between July and November due to product mix optimisation and strong market demand. With the adjustment to SMP offer volumes, there...
The primary sector climate action partnership He Waka Eke Noa (HWEN) in New Zealand has released its draft framework to reduce agricultural greenhouse gas emissions, proposing to price farming emissions and incentivise reductions. Under the plan, farmers will pay for...
Read FAQ about the Milk Value Portal
This ADPF article discusses the 2022/23 season’s milk supply agreements
Listen to the Business of Dairy Podcast with ADPF executive director Janine Waller
See the Milk Value Portal Factsheet
See the latest Quarterly Insights from Freshagenda
Read the Milk Value Portal Flipbook
ADPF president Grant Crothers explains how the Milk Value Portal can help restore trust between farmers and processors
Check for changes in processor contracts
Read important details of the Dairy Code of Conduct and the ADPF template for code-compliant contract terms
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
Watch ADPF’s presentation of the Milk Value Portal at The ABARES Outlook 2022 Conference – Growing agriculture through innovation and sustainability