Summer and spring cropping could be the next big thing in high rainfall zone areas in southern Australia.
Southern farmers are finding various grain and fodder spring and summer crops are working well within their rotation.
There is quiet optimism summer and spring cropping will give croppers in wet parts of southern Australia another string to their bow.
There was no repeat of the 2016-17 record harvest, but some areas got through the tough 2017-18 year better than others.
Scratching your head about wheat prospects this year? You're not alone. Crop analysts are also struggling to get a handle on matters.
Grain handlers have reported improvements to freight rail service this harvest season, compared with the same period last year.
Concerns remain over about $65 million in stocks under contract when India's shock 30 per cent tariff was imposed on chickpeas and lentils in late December,
Feel hot at present? It's always hot this time of year, but this time temperatures have soared way above average levels.