Dairy farmers have until end of June 2019 to be tested to maintain a 7 or 8 in the new JDAS scoring system.
Less than a quarter of Australia's fresh meat sales are now through traditional butchers and meat market vendors.
Cattle prices jumped following good rain in much of Queensland, but restocker interest has not held them there
Grain markets act as a good barometer of the prevailing weather conditions and the northern grain prices continue to press higher.
Thinking about where older farmers will live once they hand over the farm should be happening well before it becomes reality