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Dairy industry workforce survey 2015-1641942012/07/2018 23:52:39http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse12/07/2018 23:52:3912/07/2018 14:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/research-topics/labour/dairy-labour-2015-16, http://agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/labour/dairy-labour-2015-16<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/productivity-biosphere.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />This report provides analysis of labour use in the dairy industry based on ABARES survey results, showing the dairy industry has distinct labour force requirements and faces different challenges to other industries.
Responsiveness of demand for structural pine to changes in timber and steel prices: A study using the FWPA softwood data series32597411/07/2018 23:55:40http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse11/07/2018 23:55:4011/07/2018 14:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/publications/display?url=http://143.188.17.20/anrdl/DAFFService/display.php?fid=pb_rdspp9aafe20180712.xml, http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/publications/display?url=http://143.188.17.20/anrdl/DAFFService/display.php?fid=pb_rdspp9aafe20180712.xml<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/forestry-biosphere-161px.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />This technical report estimates the responsiveness of demand for structural pine to changes in timber and steel prices.
Farm capital and investment for beef, grain, lamb and dairy industries41617602/07/2018 23:50:16http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse02/07/2018 23:50:1602/07/2018 14:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/research-topics/surveys, http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/surveys<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/farm-surveys-pub.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Our latest web-reports present estimates of farm capital and farm investment for beef farms, lamb-producing farms grain farms, and dairy farms for 2015–16 to 2016–17.
Agricultural Commodities: June quarter 201840902718/06/2018 13:48:26http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse18/06/2018 13:48:2618/06/2018 14:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/publications/display?url=http://143.188.17.20/anrdl/DAFFService/display.php?fid=pb_agcomd9abcc20180619_9saNT.xml, http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/publications/display?url=http://143.188.17.20/anrdl/DAFFService/display.php?fid=pb_agcomd9abcc20180619_9saNT.xml<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/ac-june-2018.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />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.
Compendium of five ABARES briefing notes relevant to Leadbeater’s possum report40769014/06/2018 05:27:22http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse14/06/2018 01:00:4713/06/2018 14:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/publications/display?url=http://143.188.17.20/anrdl/DAFFService/display.php?fid=pb_lbpbnd9abfs20180614.xml, http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/publications/display?url=http://143.188.17.20/anrdl/DAFFService/display.php?fid=pb_lbpbnd9abfs20180614.xml<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/june-ac-biosphere.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />This compendium brings together for publication five briefing notes written by ABARES over the period 2013 to 2017, relating to Leadbeater’s possum, a critically endangered species.
Australian crop report – June 201840729212/06/2018 14:13:26http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse12/06/2018 13:53:3212/06/2018 14:00:00http://agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/agricultural-commodities/australian-crop-report/, http://agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/agricultural-commodities/australian-crop-report/<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/aust-crop-report-autumn.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />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.
Farm debt and equity for the beef, grain, lamb and dairy industries40377830/05/2018 23:50:59http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse30/05/2018 23:50:5930/05/2018 14:00:00http://agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/surveys, http://agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/surveys<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/farm-surveys.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />These web-reports present estimates of the debt, equity, and debt-servicing capacity for beef farmers, grain farmers, lamb-producing farmers and dairy farmers for 2015–16 to 2017–18.
Cost of production for beef and sheep farms40377930/05/2018 23:52:11http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse30/05/2018 23:52:1130/05/2018 14:00:00http://agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/surveys, http://agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/surveys<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/farm-surveys.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />These web-reports present cost of production estimates for beef cattle and sheep producers for the three years 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17.
Australian forest and wood products statistics: September and December quarters 201740224824/05/2018 00:26:54http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse24/05/2018 00:26:5423/05/2018 14:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/publications/display?url=http://143.188.17.20/anrdl/DAFFService/display.php?fid=pb_afwpsd9abfe20180524.xml, http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/publications/display?url=http://143.188.17.20/anrdl/DAFFService/display.php?fid=pb_afwpsd9abfe20180524.xml<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/forestry-biosphere-161px.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />This report shows the volume of logs harvested reached record levels in 2016–17, exceeding 33 million cubic metres, up 10 per cent on the year.
Australian fisheries economic indicators report 2017: Financial and economic performance of the Eastern Tuna and Billfish Fishery32670621/05/2018 23:45:32http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse21/05/2018 23:45:3221/05/2018 14:00:00http://agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/fisheries/fisheries-economics/fisheries-economic-indicators#eastern-tuna-and-billfish-fishery, http://agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/fisheries/fisheries-economics/fisheries-economic-indicators#eastern-tuna-and-billfish-fishery<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/fisheries-biosphere-pub.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />This report covers new survey results for the 2013–14 and 2014–15 financial years and non-survey based estimates of net economic return for the 2015–16 and 2016–17 financial years.

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