• May Direct Milk DPO Newsletter includes latest June milk pricing update in context with the price position during the period 2004/2016. AHDB latest market data recording stabilised SMP/butter values, and UK milk production now falling by 900,000 litres/day vs. this time last year. Latest pricing announcement results in a 0.49p/l price reduction to apply from 1st June, standard litre now 18p/l. Fortunately, retail supplement payments continue to provide a ‘lifeline’ with very many thanks to Aldi, Lidl and Morrisons.  Click on the link for more details.