Succession planning was something Henry McKenzie have only have dreamed of when he bought his first plot of land but half a century later, it's front and centre.
Quad bikes are currently in such short supply, dealerships are demanding deposits on machines at unknown prices that won't be delivered won't arrive for 10 months and manufacturers are calling out reassurances of continued availability in Australia based on the Israeli experience as "flat out not true".
Emily Cason, whose son, Sam, was killed while rounding up cattle on a quad, has mixed feelings about manufacturer announcements they will withdraw from Australia in response to new safety measures.
Quad bike fatalities are too high but the reality that most manufacturers are pulling out of Australia has escalated the slanging match over how best to save lives.
The need to sign milk supply contracts under the dairy code is putting farmers under pressure but the ACCC says it's in farmers' interests.
There's nowhere in Victorian dairy doing it as tough as the north and Dhurringile dairy farmer Tony McCarthy says the region's farmers are adapting fast.
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