Victoria is the smallest mainland state, but there is still a wild variance in seasonal conditions from dust storms to waterlogging.
The outlook for southern Australia is better, but a lack of hard wheat will mean wheat imports from Canada will keep coming in.
A slice of Australia's grain growing history will fade into the background with the news AWB will not offer wheat pools this year.
A Grain Growers initiative is designed to better establish the grain growing sector's sustainabiity credentials.
GrainPro creditors are hopeful that upon analysis of the company's books there may be sufficient assets to pay out the majority of debts.
The temporary APVMA permit for the use of glyphosate as a late-season desiccant on feed barley crops has expired.
The USDA has again shocked the market, with a crop report estimating around 19 million tonnes more US corn than was anticipated.