Levels of the fungal disease blackleg are at their lowest levels for at least five years in key canola producing regions.
The dry season in northern NSW will mean fungal disease is unlikely to be a big problem in pulse crops.
The fungal disease septoria tritici blight has made an unwanted return to the Wimmera in Victoria after 40 years.
Ongoing negotiations between GrainCorp and the Australian Workers Union regarding an enterprise agreement have broken down.
Australia's chickpea crop is under pressure following excessive heat and cold and drought conditions in northern production zones.
There is a massive discrepancy between the haves and the have-nots in terms of the Aussie crop this year.
Grain Producers Australia says it is in robust financial health following announcing its results at its annual general meeting.
WITH GALLERY: It's been dry in other parts of the country, but the tap has definitely been turned on in the southern Wimmera.
After flirting with an El Niño event earlier this year, it appears climatic conditions will remain neutral throughout 2017.