Market Information

This section delivers a variety of dairy industry data, analysis and information to inform dairy related businesses.

The challenges many dairy farmers face as a consequence of the current milk price and market volatility are of great concern. AHDB Dairy provides a range of tools and resources to help dairy farmers make informed business decisions during these challenging times #Decisions4Dairy. 
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Key statisticsValuePercentage ChangesNext update
(Week Commencing)
Monthly Fuel Tracker - UK Red Diesel - Aug 2016 45.71ppl -2.9% (mom) 03/10/2016
AMPE - Aug 2016 26.0ppl +11.4% (mom) 26/09/2016
MCVE - Aug 2016 28.0ppl +19.0% (mom) 26/09/2016
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - Aug 2016 8.60ppl +7.7% (mom) 26/09/2016
UK Cream Wholesale Price - Aug 2016 £1,470/tonne +7.3% (mom) 26/09/2016
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - Jul 2016 20.57ppl +3.3% (mom) 26/09/2016
UK Monthly Milk Production - Jul 2016 1,162m litres -8.3% (yoy) 26/09/2016
  • (mom) = month-on-month-comparison
  • (yoy) = year-on-year-comparison

Interactive milk price calculator

The AHDB Dairy Interactive Milk Price Calculator has been created as an online tool to assist farmers in achieving the best milk price possible. By inputting your own data it is possible to produce a calculation specific to your dairy farming business

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Latest News & Analysis

  • Silage analysis of first cuts 2016

    Trouw Nutrition’s GB Silage Watch for August 2016 highlights how later first cuts, which are more mature at harvest, have had an impact on the quality of first cut silage this season. 24 August 2016
  • Growing taste for breakfast cereal in China

    Changing breakfast habits in China could open up new opportunities for dairy. According to Kantar Worldpanel, the popularity of breakfast cereals has boomed in recent years as Chinese consumers embrace Western-style breakfast habits. 22 August 2016
  • Using futures to read the market

    Tracking European futures pricing can help shed some light on market prospects, keeping in mind these are likely to adapt as more is learnt about associated supply and demand. 17 August 2016
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