Farmers are not entirely satisfied with the Coalition's performance, but plenty have reservations about Labor. Could this be the year of the independents? Either way, it'll be a clincher.
A recent survey by the Tamworth Business Chamber gives us some insight in to what voters are thinking.
The Coalition's stewardship trial currently on the table is about the only concept at a federal level that might help start to bring about the kind of change we need.
Farmers have a lot to be frustrated about, but are also showing an air of caution before jumping in with a protest vote on May 18.
Supermarkets increasingly can't stock some of their lines of fresh milk and in regional NSW, some are struggling to get fresh milk altogether.
Littleproud's stewardship program potentially has a lot to offer both sides in the carbon, native vegetation and farming camps.
It's clear that cash handouts, subsides and low interest loans have had limited success in this drought. So what then are the other options?
People are sick of incidents like the fish kill being hijacked for personal and political agendas - if you're serious, then work with the government on solutions.