A Federal Court ruling in the United States in favour of a man suffering from cancer has turned the spotlight again to one of the most commonly used global chemicals.
In the latest legal setback for the owner of Roundup, a jury orders Bayer AG to pay a US cancer patient compensation after finding consumers were not warned of the herbicide's cancer risk.
A unanimous decision in a Californian court find the weed killer caused a 70-year-old man to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma after he used it for nearly 30 years on his property.
While many farmers are struggling with drought, some have found a pathway to recovery using regenerative agriculture techniques.
After more than a decade on the drawing board, a farmer and an engineer say they have created a generator that runs off green waste, recycles its emissions, and costs virtually nothing.
Major chemical companies recalled thousands of litres of tainted herbicide in 2016 and 2017, but not before some of the country's biggest producers sprayed it on their crops.
Despite suffering extensive staff losses since being forced to move to Armidale, the pesticides regulator blames delays in a critical review of a popular insecticide on "complexity of information".
South Australia announces an independent review into the state's moratorium on genetically modified crops, with scholars and a former anti-GM activist wanting a re-think on its opposition.
The world's biggest farm chemical company, Bayer, is facing billions of dollars in lawsuits after a US jury found last month the weed killer Roundup caused a school groundsman's cancer, prompting fears among Australian farmers that the chemical will be banned or restricted.