2021 has been a massive year for one of Australia's peak bodies for grain growers, electing a new chairman and appointing a new chief exec.
COMMENT: Senator Susan McDonald reflects on net zero, the free trade agreement with the UK and the World Trade Organisations ruling on Indias sugar subsidies.
Agricultural Region MP Steve Martin believed that if the Attorney General gets his way, farmers will only be protected if animal welfare inspectors are granted extra powers to enter food production premises.
The world needs Australian grain because they can't get it readily from elsewhere in the world, due to production issues over the past year.
While there has been a lot of volatility in Aussie ag this year the boss of Nutrien Ag Solutions believes fundamentals are sound.
Much has been said about the government's objective of reducing the cost of soil carbon measurement through advances in proximal sensing, modelling and remote sensing technologies.
With 2021 proving to be the worst year on the State's roads since 2016, the battle to make WA regional roads safer must intensify.