Another exotic pest has been confirmed in Australia, but officials are confident it will not be as damaging as Fall Armyworm.
A dedicated extension project will look to help growers and advisors identify and manage costly soil-borne diseases.
Urea prices are likely to remain high and supply tight as demand for product continues in light of strong crop prospects.
A fortnight ago farmers in north-west Victoria were looking to play their get-out-of-jail free card - rain has got the season back on track.
Australian lentil growers can expect a larger slice of the lucrative Indian market as the Indian government cut tariffs on Aussie lentils.