Agriculture in Australia is possible without glyphosate according to a scientist, however money needs to be spent researching options.
Industry experts have opened up on the impact a suspension on glyphosate, similar to Brazil, would have on Australia's cropping sector.
It was long regarded as too complex, but scientists have completed a full gene map of the wheat plant, which revolutionises wheat breeding.
As we head into spring there is very little soil moisture, even at depth so Southern Farming Systems says now is the time to make plans for management.
The Brazilian government will appeal a court decision to ban the use of glyphosate as the herbicide remains a topic of hot debate globally.
Making arguments based on science will not win over consumers regarding the safety of glyphosate - ag has to highlight its overall benefits.
A Californian jury has found the herbicide Roundup was responsible for a man's cancer and ordered Monsanto pay more than $A395 in damages.
The August USDA Report was an important one. The market was looking for a lead on how ongoing production write downs for the EU and Black Sea would play out in the global numbers.