Global dairy prices surged again at auction on Tuesday night, posting a 2.2 per cent increase.
The person in charge of the committee setting next year's dairy levy poll options has defended its decision to not include zero or decrease options.
A 20 per cent increase in the mandatory dairy service levy that farmers pay Dairy Australia has been recommended by the independent committee reviewing the levy.
Dairy farmer confidence levels have leapt in the past year on the back of good seasonal conditions and strong milk prices that have lifted farm profitability levels.
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