THE head of BASF's ag solutions team believes there will be no long-term fall out from current uncertainty about Clearfield technology.
BASF is set to hit the market with a string of high profile crop protection releases, headlined by Luximax, a pre-emergent herbicide.
It's hard to compete with the Black Sea on wheat when the cost of production is only two thirds that of Australia.
Rainfall patterns are changing, but grain growers are improving their water use efficiency as they battle to maintain productivity.
CBH has received 72 per cent of estimates through its Paddock Planner system after a concerted effort to push for responses in the weeks leading up to the extended deadline.
With just 200 millimetres received for the year to date on the Wood family's Beau Valley property at Kendenup, crops are hanging in there pretty well at this stage but a soft finish will be needed to maximise yield potential.
Drought in Focus: Farmers with failing winter crops face some tough decisions - to utilise crops as feed or save the stubble.