About 5800 sheep were sold at Bendigo on Friday.
MDBA says over the last year, its gained a much better understanding about what was happening at the Barmah Choke.
Keen demand for an increased offering at Wurrook saw 113 of 116 rams sold under the hammer to a top of $9000.
Returns in grain legumes are sky-high but farmers are more than happy to stick with vetch hay as a legume phase.
Developing the skills needed to pursue a career in agtech is becoming a more clearcut process thanks to tertiary education providers.