With searing temperatures the Wimmera in Victoria might not seem the place for summer cover crops - but farmers are happy with trials.
Pakistan has been the big mover and shaker on world pulse markets in recent months, but the market is now watching Indian crop prospects.
Cotton has really pushed out of its northern NSW heartland - with the Murrumbidgee now the leading cotton region in the country.
The impact of the 30pc import tariff on chickpeas and lentils in India is now starting to be felt by Australian pulse exporters.
Grassdale farmer, Matt Waye, is kicking-up his heels as rain finally falls over his late planted summer crops.
Eyes glaze over when you hear about trade? Have a listen this time say experts who believe the TPP will be great for Aussie grain growers.
Farmers need to be able to operate their farm machinery in the paddock without excessive risk of fires says a leading agri-politician.
Summer and spring cropping could be the next big thing in high rainfall zone areas in southern Australia.