Cabinet is set to discuss the government's highly anticipated net zero roadmap on Wednesday
The dearth of canola globally has played into Australian growers' hands perfectly given the nation is on the cusp of a big crop.
Victorian shearers are threatening to take their handpieces and head across the border to escape vaccination mandates.
Colour-coded lists were used by government MPs in a controversial $1.38 billion million regional grants program
Canola is riding the crest of a wave at present, but industry insiders have nominated disease and seed shortages as potential banana skins.
A government minister, a banker, a global food giant, WA's biggest grain exporter and a graingrower all shared their perspectives on the topic and what they thought the changing marketplace and evolving consumer expectations would mean for the State's graingrowers.
Some growers, mainly in the road transport sites in the Albany zone and north of the Geraldton zone, will face a 40pc spike in their freight bill that will be finalised in February, at the completion of harvest.
Regional councils already feeling the effects of climate change have joined a nationwide call for ambitious federal government targets ahead of the United Nations climate summit.
Canola's status as a farmer favourite in 2021 is firmly cemented after prices cracked through the four figure mark, hitting $1020/t in WA.