Farmers are looking at investing in hay-making equipment in increasing numbers.
Mouse numbers are building ominously across the country, particularly in parts of South Australia and Victoria.
The grains industry has downplayed fears insurance premiums for harvesters will rise to unaffordable levels.
Archer Daniels Midland is boosting its presence in the Australian food market, opening a new flavour creation center in Sydney
Truckloads of grain have been knocked back at the delivery point at port due to insufficient fumigation.
Last week’s rainfall helped to build soil moisture levels but more rain is needed ahead for wheat, barley and chickpea planting.