By Paula Ahillon For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 00:35 GMT, 1 November 2018 | Updated: 01:22 GMT, 1 November 2018
Australian farmers have been forced to buy grain from overseas for the first time in a decade as local suppliers double their prices.
The Department of Agriculture has assessed five applications of bulk grain imports from the USA and Canada.
Agri-lender Rabobank said this year's wheat harvest would 'go down as one of the worst in Australia's history'.
Western Australia is expected to produce more than half of Australia's grain supply but have increased prices to meet production costs
Western Australia is expected to produce more than half of Australia's grain supply but prices have been increased to meet production