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4610.0.55.008 - Gross Value of Irrigated Agricultural Production, 2011-12 Quality Declaration 
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APPENDIX 1 - DESCRIPTION OF COMMODITY GROUPS

This appendix provides a description of the specific agricultural commodities that are included in each commodity group, as collected on the ABS Agricultural Resource Management Survey 2011–12 (note that the specific data items collected on the Agricultural Census/surveys vary slightly from year to year).


PASTURES AND CEREAL CROPS CUT FOR HAY

This commodity group includes:

        • Pastures for hay
        • Cereals cut for hay
        • Lucerne cut for hay

CEREALS FOR GRAIN AND SEED

This commodity group includes:

        • Wheat for grain
        • Oats for grain
        • Barley for grain
        • Sorghum for grain
        • Maize for grain
        • Triticale for grain
        • All other cereals for grain or seed
Important note: rice is not included in this commodity group.

COTTON
        • Cotton lint and cotton seed

RICE

SUGAR CANE
        • Sugar cane for crushing

OTHER BROADACRE CROPS

This commodity groups includes the following:
        • Lupins for grain or seed
        • Chickpeas
        • Canola
        • Peanuts (in shell)
        • Other oilseeds (includes safflower, soybeans, sunflowers, sesame, linseed)
        • Other pulses (includes lentils, navy beans, field peas for grain, faba beans)
        • Other crops cut for hay
        • All other crops (excluding vegetables)

FRUIT (includes fruit trees, nut trees, plantation and berry fruits; excludes grapevines)

This commodity group includes:
        • Oranges (navel, valencia and other)
        • Mandarins
        • Apples
        • Pears (including Nashi)
        • Cherries
        • Nectarines
        • Peaches (processing and fresh market)
        • Avocados
        • Mangoes
        • Almonds (kernel weight)
        • Macadamias
        • All other orchard fruit and/or nuts
        • Strawberries
        • Bananas
        • All other fruit

GRAPES

VEGETABLES

This commodity group includes:
        • Broccoli
        • Capsicums (excluding chillies)
        • Carrots
        • Lettuces
        • Melons
        • Mushrooms
        • Onions
        • Potatoes - processing and fresh market
        • Tomatoes - processing and fresh market
        • All other vegetables for human consumption

NURSERY PRODUCTION


This commodity group includes the following:
        • Cultivated turf
        • Nurseries
        • Cut flowers

DAIRY PRODUCTION (excludes dairy cattle intended for beef production)

This commodity group includes the following:
        • Cows in milk and dry

PRODUCTION FROM MEAT CATTLE

This commodity group includes the following:
        • Cows and heifers 1 year and over
        • All other meat cattle
        • Total meat cattle

PRODUCTION FROM SHEEP AND OTHER LIVESTOCK

This commodity group includes the following:
        • Pure merino ewes
        • All other breed ewes (including dual purpose, Dohnes and SAMMs)
        • All other sheep (including rams, marked lambs, wethers, hoggets and non-breeding ewes)
        • Total sheep and lambs
        • Goats (excluding feral goats)
        • Breeding sows (from first mating)
        • Total pigs
        • Meat chickens
        • Total poultry
        • Hen egg production for human consumption between 1 July 2011 and 30 June 2012
        • All other livestock (e.g. horses, domesticated buffaloes)

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