Farmers will need to find another form of efficiency gain to help maintain productivity under climate change scenarios flagged by ABARES.
University of Southern Queensland PhD student Fraser Border wins top national award for research in Agriculture.
"The industry needs to maintain its credibility - running off to the media with exaggerated numbers isn't helpful."
The Pierce family's Baralaba property Currawong will be auctioned by Hourn and Bishop Qld in Moura on March 30.
Growers need to have good personal relationships with several grain buyers and need to make use of the electronic buying systems.
The 257 hectare Thangool property Hillcrest has sold at auction for $1.425 million - the equivalent of $2244/acre.