Australia has lowered its wheat production forecast by 11 per cent to the smallest in a decade amid a crippling drought across the country's east coast.
- by Colin Packham
The bid comes at a time when Australia is facing one of its worst harvest seasons due to the long-term impact of a drought across the east coast.
- by Cole Latimer
Drought-driven demand from the east coast and a timely burst of rain in October will result in plenty of grain records by WA grain farmers this season.
- by Hamish Hastie
The bugs feed on key crops and a report released this year found New Zealand's annual economic output could fall by NZ$4.2 billion ($3.9 billion).
A drought-ravaged east coast cropping landscape has shrivelled the bulk grain shipper and handler's balance sheet, with full-year profit plunging 43.7 per cent.
- by Alex Druce
Miserable weather for Canada's barley crop means the price of a pint of craft beer is poised to rise.
There’s some new kids on campus at the University of Canberra High School Kaleen. They just happen to be baby goats.
- by Sherryn Groch
The severe drought that is crippling NSW is drifting south with a third of Victoria in the midst of one of its driest periods on record.
- by Simone Fox Koob & Melissa Cunningham
The Prime Minister says the fund will finance projects across the country and be available for support measures for "non-rainy days" in the future.
- by Fergus Hunter
Nufarm’s latest entitlement offer has been a fizzer among retail shareholders, with only half taking up the offer and an unknown ‘sub-underwriter’ picking up the remaining $30 million worth shares.
- by Lucy Battersby