Corteva will stop making popular broad spectrum chlorpyrifos-based herbicides such as Lorsban, citing decreasing grower demand.
A PhD researcher is seeing if there are secrets in snail trails that can be used to help mitigate crop damage from the pests.
Barley producers in Western Australia have to manage a hybrid form of net blotch highly resistant to popular fungicides.
The domestic market is going to continue to grow in importance for east coast grain producers according to an industry expert.
At present an economist believes African Swine Fever has had a bigger impact on Aussie grain growers than coronavirus but this could change.
The balance sheet for the Australian domestic market remains tight, with no real way of forecasting the impact of the rains on future demand.