Canadian businesses and investors have been busily buying up Australian agribusiness assets in recent years.
An early start to the North American snow season is bad news for Canadian and US farmers with unharvested crop.
It is set to be another big hay production year - and fire fighting officials are warning farmers to minimise the risk of haystack fires.
Last year the market was in panic mode, with NSW prices surging higher, dragging SA prices higher as well.
GrainCorp has been given a $40,200 fine for breaching fumigation protocols on 145 separate occassions at Port Kembla between 2016 and 2018.
It will be a big few days in mid-October in Horsham with both the Australian Pulse Conference and the southern pulse field day being held.
The concern for Australia is that any deepening of the trade impasse will potentially weaken an already vulnerable Australian economy.
Nufarm has sold off its South American crop protection business to Sumitomo, in a move which has pleased the stock market.
Canada's relentless appetite for Australian agribusiness continues, with PSP Investments launching a bid for Webster Limited.
The Grain Growers board will feature at least one new face following elections at the organisation's AGM next week.