A "bureaucratically man-made disaster" could decimate the horticulture industry, as thousands of working holiday makers leave the country every week.
Australia's winter crop is on the brink on one of the biggest Cinderella stories on record, with improvements of up to 70pc expected.
The VFF faces an ultimatum after member Chris Nixon revealed he plans to trigger an EGM to force elections this year.
The CSIRO is looking for towns and communities who want to trial an underground water bank, where the precious resource can be stored for a not so rainy day.
Much of the story of growing middle class demand for grain has centred on China, but an agribusiness exec says there is more to the story.
Uncertainty in the Victorian processing industry has impacted yardings at major sheep and lamb sales.