You have to cast your mind back to the early 80s to find such a big year on year boost to grain production across Australia.
Australian grain growers are looking forward to a rare mix of good yields and high prices as international concerns fuel price rises.
The lack of spring rain for the majority of Western Australia has resulted in most crops being unable to fill the excellent potential shown earlier in the season, according to the Grains Industry Association of WA's (GIWA) October Crop Report.
Changes to the CBH Group's board size and composition and the introduction of limits to director tenure will be voted on by members of the co-operative at the 2021 annual general meeting (AGM).
The rebound in NSW grain production is likely to a record, with the 2019-20 drought followed by the predicted 2020-21 bumper.
As spring leads into summer, managing snail numbers and keeping snails out of harvested grain is once again a critical seasonal issue.
Hay producers using a hay preservative are impressed at the cuts to curing time and the reduction of storage risk it creates.
As the 2020/21 harvest approaches, we are busy putting into action months of planning so that our supply chain works as safely and efficiently as possible when it matters most for growers.
There is a lot of hype on the east coast about the upcoming harvest but in the west things do not look so good due to a dry spring.