The increased use of neo-nicotinoid seed treatments this year, to combat the risk of Russian wheat aphid, could lead to pest resistance.
Canola shapes up to be the biggest loser from the late August frosts in NSW, with yields likely to be hard hit.
Growers are questioning whether the current end point royalty system paid to seed companies for their varieties represents good value.
Lentil prices are unlikely to kick to last year's levels, in spite of a substantial year on year fall in production in Canada.
Russian wheat aphid was discovered in Australia last year. Officials are warning the lessons learnt then may not apply this year.
Farmers have two new herbicides to choose from, following releases from Syngenta and Dow Agroscience.
IT'S time to act on mice plague in grain growing regions says Department of Agriculture and Water Resources Secretary Daryl Quinlivan.
GrainCorp and its bulk handling workers in Victoria reached consensus on an enterprise bargaining agreement.
GRAIN grower representatives have put forward about 15 suggestions on ways to help manage farm production risks, like Multi-Peril Crop Insurance.