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?