Barley and meat have been the victims of Chinese bans and tariffs and other ag commodities are watching to see if there is more to come.
A new high fibre wheat commanding a price premium over normal milling wheat will be available to Aussie growers from 2021.
As the barley industry hold its breath on China's tariff moves, hope hangs on the Australian Dollar to help come to the rescue for exports in 2020.
There has been a breakthrough in fusarium research that could lead to better control of crown rot and fusarium head blight.
This year old season wheat prices are sharply higher in both the eastern states market, and the export dominated SA and WA markets.
UPDATED: The Australian government has vowed to fight the reported Chinese decision to impose tariffs of up to 80pc on Australian barley.
There is promising work on new quality testing tools that will allow farmers to better identify the quality of their pulses on-farm.
A new biofungicide product, which controls fungal pathogens via proteins, has achieved good trials results controlling botrytis.
A desire to get better plant numbers to help out-compete weeds was behind a move to narrower row spacings for one Kaniva farming family.