Agriculture data

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This agriculture data has been developed using information sourced from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data is from the 2015-16 Agricultural Census and has been cut for the Regional Catchment Strategy’s local areas.

Region wide

Type of agricultureValue ($)No. farmsEmploymentArea (ha)
Grains$22,457,534904,06423,702
Crop and pasture management - total area cultivatedNA333NA20,784
Crop residue - total area where crop stuble was managedNA293NA52,458
Dairy$182,466,4601363,204NA
Beef$148,080,793724NANA
Sheep meat and wool$24,349,664303NANA
Poultry$276,517,8971751,511NA
Pork$19,237,22414NANA
Other livestock (eggs, goats, n.e.c)$69,906,421288NANA
Fruit and nuts$155,889,0793102,5005,088
Vegetables$437,658,1302654,70313,154
Nurseries$276,260,6222955,3152,128
Hay$49,245,1319513,69368,203
TOTAL$1,662,068,9564,17724,990185,518