Moves by the Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) to alter gene technology regulations have come under fire from anti-GM groups.
There have been some improvements, but more needs to be done on improving grain transport supply chains according to Victorian growers.
ABARES forecasts a 41 per cent year on year drop in overall crop production - but the season is close to the long term average.
The official Canadian forecaster has made massive upgrades to the size of the 2017 crop in the North American nation.
The leader of a Queensland-based grower research group has questioned the value of conducting national variety trial (NVT) work on sorghum.
All levy-funded ag research organisations are different - and there is more to it than just whether the group is industry owned or not.
Foreign holidaymakers have launched legal action against the Turnbull government's controversial backpacker tax, arguing it breaches Australia's international tax treaties.
Low chill stonefruit varieties in the US are suffering under changing climate conditions, with a lack of cold weather throwing crops into chaos.