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​​ image of vegetablesCash income of vegetable-growing farms increases

The average farm cash income of Australian vegetable-growing farms is estimated to have increased to about $249 000 per farm in 2015-16. Vegetable cash receipts increased as a result of higher vegetable production, mainly from an increase in crop yields. Released: 8 February 2017.

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image of prawnNorthern Prawn Fishery improves net economic return

Net economic returns for the Northern Prawn Fishery rose from $5.2 million in 2012-13 to $12.3 million in 2013-14, primarily driven by faster growth in fishing income than in fishing costs. Released: 21 December 2016.

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image of tractorGlobal wheat and coarse grain prices to fall

World indicator prices of wheat and coarse grains are forecast to fall in 2016-17 as a result of expected plentiful​ supplies globally. In contrast, world oilseeds indicator prices are forecast to rise because of a fall in supplies in the early part of 2016-17. Released: 20 December 2016.

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image of fishFisheries and aquaculture production on the rise

The gross value of Australian fisheries and aquaculture production (GVP) increased by 12 per cent to $2.8 billion in 2014-15, according to the Australian fisheries and aquaculture statistics 2015 report. Released: 20 December 2016.

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31 Mar 2017