Farmgate Milk Value Tool

Use the interactive tool to see what is being paid for milk in your region

Milk Values

See how the commodity value of milk is tracking in the current season

Australian Dairy Market

Stay up to date with developments in the domestic Australian dairy market

Global 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


The Australian dairy industry is selling more milk at home than overseas these days. Does the world market matter anymore?

Differences in farming systems can have an impact on the price outcome, even within a region. Find out more.

Learn more about milk supply agreements that are currently being offered across dairying regions.

Latest Australian Update

More rain expected in Australia

The latest climate and water outlook from the Bureau of Meteorology is for wetter than normal conditions across much of the country with an increased chance of widespread flooding in the eastern parts of Australia from December to February. Spring rainfall has been...

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Bega buys Lion Dairy & Drinks

Bega Cheese has won the race for Lion Dairy & Drinks and have announced a capital raising to fund the $534m acquisition. At an offer price of $4.60 per share, Bega is looking to raise approximately $401m, split between a $220m accelerated non-renounceable...

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Australian output down 0.3% in October

Ten consecutive months of year-on-year increases in milk production came to a halt in October as Australian milk production was down 0.3% YOY. Season to date production remains 1.6% ahead of the prior year comparable. In Victoria, milk output fell 0.3% YOY for the...

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Latest Global Update

Markets relatively calm

Freshagenda's latest Global Dairy Directions (GDD) outlook highlights that apart from the inevitable heavy correction in US cheese markets, global dairy markets remain relatively calm, as increased growth in milk supplies was matched by improved consumer demand and...

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NIWA predicts unsettled conditions ahead

NIWA is forecasting moderate La Niña conditions in the period December to February in New Zealand. Air pressure is forecast to be higher than normal over and to the southeast of the South Island and lower than normal to the northwest of the New Zealand bringing drier...

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EU cheese prices weaker

Spot quotes for key products are declining with mozzarella, Gouda and cheddar prices falling since the start of the month. Spot quotes for Gouda are down €150/t to a midpoint of €2,750/t, while Cheddar prices have softened to €3,125/t, down from €3,200/t at the start...

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Disclaimer: The Farmgate Milk Value Tool (FMVT) and broader Milk Value Portal website contain statements, analyses, opinions, information and conclusions which are provided only in an educational capacity and for guidance only.
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