WA growers hope it is a case of history repeating after another late opening break. Last year croppers got out of jail with late rain.
Ag-tech start-ups do not require a pot of government money to prosper, they just need a workable operational environment.
GrainCorp's capital expenditure spending spree of recent years is drawing to a close and the investments are starting to pay off.
GrainCorp will look at further cuts to its grain handling network and explore opportunities in the on-farm storage space.
With old crop stocks starting to tighten and many farmers holding onto remaining reserves, buyers are hunting for more supplies.
A class action put forward by farmers claiming sorghum seed they purchased was contaminated with the weed shattercane will continue.
The rain dances finally look set to pay off in parched Gippsland in Victoria, where forecasters predicted falls of up to 100mm in parts.
The Australian Government will put up $51.3 million to manage the thorny issue of non tariff measures hurting Australian ag exports.