UPDATED: The head of a farm income protection business says payments to growers show how valuable insurance can be in dry years.
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 mercury is set to hit 47 in southern NSW, but a blustery change could mean temperature drops of up to 20 degrees in just hours.
The Australian dollar briefly hit lows not seen in a decade on Thursday morning , before rebounding somewhat.