New crop chickpea contracts remain at historical highs in spite of coming off from the records set for prices during 2016-17.
Southern Queensland farmers are becoming increasingly desperate for a rain to trigger winter crop planting.
Australian barley prices have become more competitive with other feed grains in recent months, but the lower prices have significantly boosted export prospects to leading markets.
GrainCorp is optimistic State Governments will continue to see rail as a sound investment to help cut freight costs.
Far from seeing it as a threat, GrainCorp sees opportunities in the growing on-farm storage of grain sector.