Farmers are being proactive in controlling mouse numbers to ensure there is not a repeat of last year's severe crop damage.
Farmers are struggling to get their hands on some types of hybrid canola seed, but seed companies say there are options out there.
Cold and blustery weather has offered the first sign that winter is approaching and a general break to the season may not be far away.
In terms of snail control it's not a matter of slow and steady wins the race, farmers are urged to get out and bait soon.
There's a lot of wheat to chew through, but it slowly looks like world wheat stocks are on the slide, raising hopes of a price rise.
There's been a lot of talk about chemical drift over the summer, but it is an issue that can be managed according to a spray expert.
Imports of the herbicide 2,4-D from China will now be subject to a tariff in the form of an anti-dumping duty of up to 35.3 per cent.