Quirindi man Roy Eykamp passed away on Thursday.
There was a pleasant surprise in the rain gauge for many this morning, with areas forecast to get just a mill or two getting up to 40mm.
The initial budget for new industry good group Grain Australia will be under $3 million but that could grow in time.
It's safe to say Victorian farmer Tom Wilson is very pleased with results of grain and graze canola in his rotation.
It's mostly all neutral out of both the Pacific and Indian Oceans on the climate front, but some models are picking up promising signals.
Canola industry officials are confident the oilseed can make a big comeback in terms of production this season.
For new crop bids, volatility is the name of the game here with so many factors coming into the fold.
To better understand the impact of the current situation on cotton, it's worth looking back to previous downturns.