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


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.

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

Latest Australian Update

Bigger grain crop

The national 2020/21 wheat crop reached an estimated 33.3mt, up 120% from the 2019/20 drought-reduced crop. According to Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARES) the 2020/2 harvest is the largest wheat crop on record, up 5% from the previous...

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Bega’s profit surged

Bega Cheese reported a 79% increase in normalised EBIT to $48m after group revenues dipped 4.5% to $708m. Bega’s balance sheet improved, reducing gearing and moving to a net cash position. Bega reported growth in its spreads category (with the surge in grocery sales...

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Rabobank trims outlook

In its latest outlook, Rabobank forecasts Australian agriculture is on track for consecutive seasons of dairy farm profitability. A positive rainfall outlook and low feed prices are likely to support cheaper feed, which along with a recovery in Australia’s grain...

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Latest Global Update

December trade near flat

According to Freshagenda's latest monthly Global Dairy Directions Trade Insights report which will be out later in the week, December global trade was on par with the prior year, but with mixed trends across product categories we track – negative for milk powders and...

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US milk production up 1.6% in Jan

Milk production expanded 1.6% in January, according to the USDA. The milking herd continued to expand reaching 9.450m cows, a gain of 8,000 head from the previous month and 85,000 higher YOY. That month-on-month growth in cow numbers was lowest since September. The...

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EU milk supplies tighten

Estimated milk supply rose 0.7% YOY in December according to Eurostat (based on an average 75% of reported EU-27 milk), the slowest expansion since June. Among key producing countries, December output declined 1.4% YOY in France and 0.4% in the Netherlands. Growth...

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Watch the video on the most important global dairy market developments this month

Check for changes in processor contracts 

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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


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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