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Agriculture in Australia

Geraldine W. Abbott

Agriculture in Australia

with emphasis on trade with Far East countries

by Geraldine W. Abbott

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Foreign Regional Analysis Division in Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Australia.,
    • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 51-53.

      Statement[by Geraldine W. Abbott.
      ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service. Foreign Regional Analysis Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS478.A1 A62
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 53 p.
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5737952M
      LC Control Number70602179

      Booktopia - Buy Sustainable Agriculture books online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Discount Sustainable Agriculture books and flat rate shipping of $ per online book order. Agriculture in Australia 1 Agriculture in Australia Australia is a major agricultural producer and exporter. Agriculture and its closely related sectors earn $ billion-a-year for a 12% share of GDP. Australian farmers and graziers own , farms, covering 61% of Australia’s landmass.[1] There is a mix of irrigation and dry-land farming.

        Charles Massy’s book ‘Call of the Reed Warbler’ is not a quick read, but for many farmers it will be a read of a life time. Spanning centuries and continents, cultures and connections, this book illuminates the regenerative approach to agriculture in an in-depth and inspirational way.   In Australia, agriculture makes an important contribution to the country's economy and around two thirds of total production is exported. Wool and animal hair are some of the biggest agricultural exports of Australia. Agriculture has been one of the pillars supporting the country’s economy, accounting for 12% of the nation’s : Joyce Chepkemoi.

      Australia's traditional dominance in wheat and sheep continues into the 21st century. Recently Australian agriculture has become increasingly diversified. The considerable expanses of arable land have helped Australia to become a leading world exporter of grains, meats, and wool. Mayes’ book is an important and, yes, unsettling reminder that in the Australian context, too, a return to smallholder farming as an antidote to the world’s food woes, is a return to an imaginary thick with dispossession and unfree labour.


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