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7106.0 - Australian Farming in Brief, 2013  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 21/08/2013   
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CROPS


MAJOR CROPS

2010
2011
2012

Crops for grain
BarleyProduction
'000 t
7 865
7 995
8 221
Area
'000 ha
4 422
3 681
3 718
Grain sorghumProduction
'000 t
1 508
1 935
2 239
Area
'000 ha
498
633
659
LupinsProduction
'000 t
823
808
982
Area
'000 ha
692
756
689
OatsProduction
'000 t
1 162
1 128
1 262
Area
'000 ha
850
826
731
RiceProduction
'000 t
197
723
^919
Area
'000 ha
19
76
^103
WheatProduction
'000 t
21 834
27 410
29 905
Area
'000 ha
13 881
13 502
13 902
Other crops
CanolaProduction
'000 t
1 907
2 359
3 427
Area
'000 ha
1 695
2 078
2 461
Cotton lintProduction
'000 t
352
844
973
Area
'000 ha
196
588
596
Sugar cane for crushingProduction
'000 t
31 235
25 182
25 957
Area
'000 ha
389
308
339
Fruit
ApplesProduction
'000 t
264
300
289
Trees(a)
'000
7 501
8 859
8 224
BananasProduction
'000 t
302
203
286
Bearing area
'000 ha
12
11
13
MangoesProduction
'000 t
44
37
45
Trees(a)
'000
1 178
1 416
1 220
OrangesProduction
'000 t
391
291
390
Trees(a)
'000
6 791
7 466
6 802
Pears (incl. Nashi)Production
'000 t
95
123
119
Trees(a)
'000
1 427
1 625
1 669
Vegetables
CarrotsProduction
'000 t
267
225
319
Area
'000 ha
5
5
6
OnionsProduction
'000 t
260
331
347
Area
'000 ha
5
6
7
Potatoes(b)Production
'000 t
1 278
1 128
1 288
Area
'000 ha
36
32
34
Tomatoes(b)Production
'000 t
472
302
^372
Area
'000 ha
8
8
7

(a) Trees of bearing age.
(b) Includes Processing and Fresh Market.

^ relative standard error (RSE) between 10% and less than 25%


Source: Agricultural Commodities, Australia (cat. no. 7121.0)

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