A recent government report has highlighted the constant watchful eye of animal activists on the live export trade from Australia, although questions could be asked if they were really serious about improving animal welfare or just trying to disrupt the industry and make life harder for exporters.
The decision by KLTT to send its vessel, the Al Shuwaikh, to South Africa to collect a load of sheep instead of returning to Fremantle is no surprise and a "told you so" moment.
The mixed-farmer would like Scott Morrison to use his visit to convince the president to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Drought Envoy and Drought Co-ordinator reports remain under wraps, despite Senate order for production of documents.
The government's move to introduce a governance board to the APVMA and make industry pay for it has been slammed by CropLife.
Great Barrier Reef farm run-off and Inland Rail will be investigated as Senators responds to rural communities.
Farmers for Climate Action sound alarm over lack of national strategy to adapt agriculture to effects of global warming.