Livestock transporters, abattoirs, feedlotters and landholders with feed have combined to shift a thousands of cattle from fire ravaged areas.
Australian farmgate milk prices are at levels not seen since the highs of 2013-14 but feed and water costs continue to hit hip pockets.
The threat of Russia curbing wheat exports has made some importers nervous and pushed risk premiums into futures prices.
The Gauge | Tom Marland says to prevent bushfires you have to understand the landscape and the climate.
In what's been described by commentators as a tumultuous year in state and federal politics, there was actually little social reform.