Analysts are having a hard time picking the next move for world cotton prices.
From Cape York to Wilson's Promontory, the east coast of Australia is expected to cop a dumping of rain this week.
There is no greater risk of nitrate poisoning from canola hay than there is from other high protein fodder products.
The leader of one of Australia's grains industry peak bodies is not concerned about Bayer's plans to shed 12,000 jobs.
Growers like the idea of the LTAP injection of capital into GrainCorp but are lukewarm over a rival proposal to split the business.
Seednet has been slugged with a million dollar penalty for making misleading claims about its Compass barley variety.
The depth of the east coast drought was borne out by ABARES figures that show this year's winter crop production is the lowest for a decade.
Grain quality across the nation has been better than expected this harvest given the dry growing season.
Unsecured creditors of failed business Convector Grain have criticised a liquidation process that sees them not receive a final payment.