Queensland's dairy community was out in force for the Queensland Dairy Showcase in Gatton.
Peak dairy farmer lobby group, ADF, is taking a big hit to its funding as it seeks to create a distance from processors.
Dairy processors are being asked to step up to the plate and contribute more to Dairy Australia, which is funded by a combination of farmer levies and taxpayer funds.
A device is being developed to allow a farmer to take a breath sample from a cow that can read whether the animal is pregnant or not.
A feisty four-year-old cow stole the show at the Victorian Winter Fair on Thursday, taking the supreme senior champion award ahead of older cows in the event.
Trials will assess technology to reduce nutrient loss and improve water quality in local waterways and estuaries.
A NSW farm undertaking an eight-year plan to reduce the use of synthetic fertilisers will feature during an on-farm tour as part of the 2019 Dairy Research Foundation Symposium to be held at Bega, NSW, July 10-11.
Dairy farmers are hesitant to race and adopt disruptive technologies, believing it may not be the answer to their industry's issues.