The unprecedented demand for straw for use as animal feed is set to continue.
If the 2019 cropping program can mirror that of last year it should be a good one for Cowcowing farmer Campbell Jones.
Working in the grains industry isn't all sitting in an air-conditioned cabin, there are still a number of major safety risks to manage.
This year's below average winter rainfall in eastern Australia is part of a drying pattern over winter over the past 20 years.
The GRDC has come to the aid of growers interested in learning more about grain storage but lacking the time or ability to get to a workshop.
A project improving the nutritional profile of staple crops such as rice, maize and cassava is kicking goals.
The drought and below average national wheat production is meaning other destinations are filling the gaps supplying wheat to SE Asia.
LUPIN growers, particularly those in the Geraldton port zone, are encouraged to assess their crops for manganese deficiency - a problem which has resurfaced in recent years.