The latest from ABARES
Southern Murray-Darling water markets functioning well: report
Irrigators in the southern Murray-Darling Basin have been adapting and with a maturing water market are well positioned to manage future variability, according to new research by ABARES. Released 8 August 2018.
Spotlight on domestic boating biosecurity
ABARES has today released the
Recreational boat operators’ self-management of biofouling in Australia report, providing an overview of current biofouling practices by boat operators across the nation.
Released 26 July 2018.
Farm production value forecast to rise in mixed agricultural outlook
The value of farm production is forecast to $61 billion in 2018–19, well above the10-year average of $55 billion (in real terms), according to ABARES’ Agricultural Commodities: June quarter 2018.
Released: 19 June 2018.
Slight decrease forecast for Australian winter crop production
The Australian crop report’s June edition says
winter crop production is forecast to fall in 2018–19 to 37.7 million tonnes, with canola and chickpeas forecast to decrease, while wheat and barley production is forecast to increase.
Released: 13 June 2018.
Commercial forestry plantation harvests at record levels
ABARES Executive Director, Steve Hatfield-Dodds said the
Australian forest and wood products statistics: September and December quarters 2017, shows the volume of logs harvested reached record levels in 2016–17, exceeding 33 million cubic metres, up 10 per cent on the year.
Released: 24 May 2018.
Australians value reducing the risk of marine pests on the environment: new research
ABARES has today released
An Assessment of the non-market value of reducing the risk of marine pest incursions in Australia’s waters, which analyses public sentiment on the protection of the Australian environment from the impacts of new exotic marine pests.
Released: 24 April 2018.