IT IS not often farmers in Australia's low rainfall zones are happy with getting less rain than expected. Last week was one of those times.
A LONG running dispute between Emerald Grain and a group of WA farmers is back off to arbitration following a WA Supreme Court ruling.
Some farmers were hoping against hope predicted rainfall would be less than expected, but tallies are beginning to build already.
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THE CROPPING belt of south-eastern Australia was lit up like a city street last night as farmers worked feverishly to beat the rain.
Farmers are working around the clock in the lead-up to a series of storms expected to dump up to 250mm on south-eastern Australia.
Cotton seed sales valued at million of dollars to China remain in limbo due to an ongoing trade dispute surrounding the Bollgard 3 trait.
The torturous EU debate on glyphosate has finally been resolved, with the product winning a five year extension.