In spite of the east coast drought, good conditions in WA mean national yields are likely to be better than some thought at the end of June.
Russia may try to slow down its wheat exports and that has sent wheat markets up, with buyers worried about finding other sources of grain.
Western Australian farmers are fuming at a CBH decision to introduce a separate segregation for feed barley crop-topped with glyphosate.
Agriculture in Australia is possible without glyphosate according to a scientist, however money needs to be spent researching options.
Industry experts have opened up on the impact a suspension on glyphosate, similar to Brazil, would have on Australia's cropping sector.
It was long regarded as too complex, but scientists have completed a full gene map of the wheat plant, which revolutionises wheat breeding.
The Brazilian government will appeal a court decision to ban the use of glyphosate as the herbicide remains a topic of hot debate globally.
Making arguments based on science will not win over consumers regarding the safety of glyphosate - ag has to highlight its overall benefits.
A Californian jury has found the herbicide Roundup was responsible for a man's cancer and ordered Monsanto pay more than $A395 in damages.
GrainCorp and CBH leaders have had a crack at the port access code, saying it creates unnecesary costs for the grains industry.