Winter crop production tallies are starting to look a little healthier as western and southern grain starts to hit the bins.
Most of the country can expect to be hot, but there is no lead on whether summer rainfall will be above or below average over summer.
A new grain protection product may help lessen the reliance on phosphine in terms of minimising grain storage pest numbers.
Barley prices have recovered most of the losses that came as a result of the Chinese launching anti-dumping investigations.
Northern NSW fared best out of a weather system that pushed across eastern Australia last week, boosting summer crop prospects.
It may be a nation with just 8.7 million people on the edge of the desert, but Israel is an unlikely global leader in agricultural R&D.
Hay has been a useful tool this year, but farmers are warned they will have to closely monitor nturient levels for next year.
A northern NSW cotton producer has pleaded guilty to water offences, relating to pumping water during an embargo.
Farmers will have to be cautious when harvesting frosted grain but they should have no problem in selling the final product.