Queensland's dairy community was out in force for the Queensland Dairy Showcase in Gatton.
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.
Peak dairy farmer lobby group, ADF, is taking a big hit to its funding as it seeks to create a distance from processors.
Dairy Plan meetings held around Australia have revealed a strong mood for change among Australia's dairy farmers.
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.
A young cow that was pulled from the ring at last year's Victorian Winter Fair made a triumphant return this year claiming the intermediate championship.