A Central West NSW farmer will plant more chickpeas this year.
A Wimmera farmer has been rewarded for sticking with chickpeas after some lean years with fantastic returns last harvest.
The GRDC has finalised its long-running restructure, with more jobs to move to its regional offices .
Farmers growing chickpeas will have to monitor soil-borne diseases such as sclerotinia and phytophthora this year.
About 80 per cent of the time that wheat prices rally in the second half of the year, that rally has been under way from early June.
Farmers may be planning a record chickpea plant, but researchers are concerned about mutating pathogens of the devastating disease ascochyta blight.