Glencore Agriculture has announced it is moving to five days end of week payment terms.
Bayer's legal woes continue, with a couple awarded a whopping $A2.9 billion all up in damages for Roundup causing their cancer in the US.
An industry-wide review into the state of the grains sector tops the election wishlist for farmer lobby group Grain Producers Australia.
Grain growers are being told the most meaningful action in protecting against insolvencies is to insist on shorter payment terms.
The GRDC is ensuring there are wheat varieties available with resistance to Sunn pest and hessian fly should they find their way here.
Croppers are advised to stay one step ahead of pests by using on-farm biosecurity practices during seeding.
Having an Integrated Pest Management strategy doesn't mean not using pesticides, but using them smarter and more sparingly.
The Starkey family at Sanderston place high importance on keeping weeds to a minimum to conserve any rain received, however small.
Official old crop cash bids from the major buyers make grim reading, but with a little research farmers can get better returns.