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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 - June 2016 46.51ppl 5.5% (mom) 01/08/2016
UK Monthly Milk Production - May 2016 1,313m litres -4.8% (yoy) 25/07/2016
UK Cream Wholesale Price - June 2016 £1,100/tonne +28% (mom) 25/07/2016
AMPE 2014 - June 2016 18.9ppl +12% (mom) 25/07/2016
MCVE 2014 - June 2016 19.6ppl +19% (mom) 25/07/2016
Cream Income to a Liquid Processor - June 2016 6.40ppl +28% (mom) 25/07/2016
UK Monthly Farmgate Prices - May 2016 20.44ppl -5% (mom) 25/07/2016
  • (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

  • Decisions4Dairy: Revenue - Little things make a real difference

    In a series of #Decisions4Dairy themed articles, the focus has been on optimising revenue and the factors dairy farmers should routinely consider, as well as the online tools available, to help inform their decision-making. 22 July 2016
  • Decisions4Dairy: Non-milk revenue

    Doug Jackson, Director of Savills Food & Farming, writes the 4th article in the Decisions4Dairy Revenue theme. So you have used the AHDB Dairy decision tree model and got as far as what are your alternatives and you are not sure what to answer? This article talks you through the process to try to identify what your options might be. 21 July 2016
  • Decisions4Dairy: Long-term business planning

    In the third of a series of articles under the #Decisions4Dairy – Optimising Revenue theme, AHDB looks at the volatility in farm prices and how longer-term planning can help business decision-making. 20 July 2016
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