The normal peaceful USDA crop tours have got heated with staff reportedly receiving threats from farmers unhappy with yield estimates.
It was a task Natimuk farmer Michael Sudholz had done 1000 times before, but that didn't stop a freak wind from causing a serious accident.
AGT is thrilled with its new wheat line, which it says will offer growers flexibility in terms of time of sowing without compromising yield.
Grain business GrainPro can't take a trick, with news of a fire destroying hay at its Gumly Gumly storage.
South Australia's high profile decision to remove its moratorium on GM crops has overshadowed Tasmania's move to retain their ban.
Not all farmers are dealing with drought this year. In a patch of Victoria croppers are losing paddocks to waterlogging.
Canola crops in the Riverina look in great condition, but there is precious little moisture remaining. Will farmers cut them for hay?
Victoria is the smallest mainland state, but there is still a wild variance in seasonal conditions from dust storms to waterlogging.
The outlook for southern Australia is better, but a lack of hard wheat will mean wheat imports from Canada will keep coming in.