Frank and his wife Carlia have put in 4250 hectares of canola, oats, barley and wheat this year and with the crop up and out of the ground, this latest rain will certainly help it to keep ticking along in the short term.
The first shipment of Manildra's Canadian wheat imports has arrived at Port Kembla as debate rages about remaining Aussie wheat stocks.
NSW Farmers has vowed to keep fighting to get a workable farm income protection industry established in Australia.
A DRAFT strategy to address challenges for more efficient transport of agricultural commodities and inputs across the Mid West, Wheatbelt, Great Southern and Goldfields-Esperance regions has been released for comment.
A Rabobank analyst believes Australia cotton prices will fall in the second half of the year on the back of sluggish global demand.
Dr Lee Hickey has played a key role in developing technology that enables up to six generations a year for major crops.
Grain growers and advisers who are keen to expand their horizons can apply for financial support for study tours that can help to generate new knowledge.
The wheat industry will watch to see if Asian nations will slap a ban on purchases of US wheat after an outbreak of GM wheat was found.
The grain market expected cuts to US corn production in this week's USDA report, but was surprised by the extent of the downgrade.
Grain growers and spray operators are encouraged to test water quality before using it for the application of herbicides and pesticides this season.