The government's drought resilience plan has won praise , but the communications about the plan's process have been less well received.
Minimising grain on the ground after harvest will assist in maintaining current low populations of mice across Australia's grain growing regions.
Key issues impacting on the profitability of lupin growers are the focus of two new research projects in Western Australia.
Groups against genetic modification continue to lobby Australian politicians to stop controversial amendments to the Gene Technology Act.
The drought has bitten the cotton industry hard, with total production set to drop to its smallest level in a decade.
Scientists have uncovered the origins of the world's deadliest strain of cereal rust disease which threatens global food security.
The start of harvest for the Last family, 19 kilometres south of Merredin, has had a couple of hiccups.
A climate scientist has said that one cool spring or a hot spell 100 years are not proof climate change is not happening.
The big picture remains one of ample global wheat supplies and competition between exporters to clear their stocks.