Almost all the WA farms visited have invested in large rotary dairies which is a significant difference from Qld.
If processors use the current market uncertainty to pay farmers a low price, lower production and increased trucking of milk from Victoria at high cost will be the obvious consequence.
Energy audits highlight cost-saving energy efficient options for farmers on their dairy or irrigation systems.
Cowra dairy farmer Colin Thompson will talk about his highly productive and efficient dairy operation.
It was a relief to hear a number of industry leaders say that the focus would now be on getting back to normal business.
The Australian dairy industry is relatively secure, with little risk of milk needing to be dumped here.
When the dust settles over the coronavirus, it is critical that all levels of government assist industry to rebuild.