Sorghum growers are being warned about a fungus that could render stock feed useless.
Ergot is an air-borne disease that flourishes in wet conditions and could strike crops planted in southern Queensland over the next few months.
Farmers still have concerns over drought conditions as the region goes into what are traditionally its highest temperatures.
Wimmera-Mallee farmers are heading into paddocks this morning to assess the extent of damage to grain crops after the latest torrential rain.
As per latest data release by Australia's Agriculture Minister Joe Ludwig, the availability of feed grade wheat grade and other grades from new Australian crops won't be known until there is further progress in the annual harvest, said Wednesday.
Poultry and egg producers are feeling the sting of rising grain prices, according to the National Australia Bank.