Australian grain has to compete with aggressive Black Sea offers into South East Asia.
The National Phenology Initiative is trying to create a consistent directory of wheat and barley varieties and their maturity dates.
The heavy March rain in NSW, and the knowledge there will be autumn feed in many regions, put a sudden stop to the bulk of fodder sales.
An agronomist has said liquid fertilisers can help farmers with flexibility and provide a sugar hit of upfront nitrogen to crops.
One recent convert to liquid fertilisers says the liquids can help with flexibility and efficiency during the busy sowing period.
Farmers have lost a bid for compensation in a long running court case over the alleged contamination of sorghum with shattercane seed.
Farmers are demonstrating how their chemical mixing systems reduce the risk of herbicide contamination. WITH VIDEOS
A new quarantine facility set up at the Australian Grains Genebank in Horsham will cut waiting time for imported seeds by 18 months.
The new chief executive at the Victorian Farmers Federation is looking to bring the general public closer to its food production systems.