A new $11.6 million, five-and-a-half-year joint investment is aiming to address lodging in sorghum - an issue that is consistently rated as the most significant concern facing Australian sorghum growers.
Well-known sports brands, global fashion labels and renowned department stores in the US and elsewhere are distancing themselves from Xinjian cotton and cotton products.
Recent rainfall has created strong supply prospects - not only for the summer crop currently in the ground, but also this year's winter crop.
China's government wants to curb grain imports, but growth in its grain production isn't keeping pace with demand.
Some progress on the container shortage, a beetle plague in Argentina and working for wheat in Afghanistan.