The Christmas/New Year period saw some volatility in wheat futures prices.
Global agribusiness giant Cargill has been hit by lower demand for its products, with year on year second quarter earnings down 20pc.
Around 80pc of Aussie croppers will use some form of harvest weed seed control by the end of next year according to research.
Farmers are being advised to conduct tissue tests to check for micronutrient deficiencies rather than rely on visual assessments.
In spite of a difficult end to 2018, the chairman of a NSW co-op that manages storage sites in Victoria has said it is business as usual.
The Australian dollar briefly hit lows not seen in a decade on Thursday morning , before rebounding somewhat.
National wheat output tumbled to 16.9 million tonnes, which would make it the smallest crop since 2007-08, according to the report.
New Years Day brought good news for Australian exporters to China and Korea, with further tariff cuts as part of free trade agreements.