Something which is very rare is how good all the markets have been while this hot dry weather persists.
With the Indian harvest a matter of weeks from starting, export interest for Australian chickpeas is finally slowing.
THE wheat market has taken a backward step early this week with news that the possible winter kill throughout the US Southern Plains and Black Sea countries was not as bad as initially thought.
Our wheat cash prices might be above harvest lows seen in December, but for most growers they are simply too low to be attractive for making further sales.
Australian cotton prices are holding steady as dryland growers hope for rain to replenish desperately low soil moisture.
The size of the crop presented plenty of logistical challenges for farmers and grain handlers at peak times.