Imports of the herbicide 2,4-D from China will now be subject to a tariff in the form of an anti-dumping duty of up to 35.3 per cent.
After initially snubbing talks, the US has indicated it wants to re-join negotiations for the Trans Pacific Partnership.
THE FEDERAL Government has backed down on a previous position where it planned to implement the compulsory treatment of imported brassica seeds with fungicide to reduce the risk of exotic seed-borne diseases arriving here following discussions with industry.
The issue of residual levels of glyphosate in grain has again reared its head, with Italian imports of Canadian durum wheat slumping.
There's more bad news for Aussie chickpea exporters, with a shake-up of fumigation protocols for exports to Pakistan.
Although you might be getting itchy feet, experts say it may pay to hold off dry sowing until a change in the weather pattern.
Parts of the nation have sweltered through their hottest April day on record this week. Find out where the heat has hit.