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7103.0.80.002 - Agricultural Census: ABS Views on Content and Procedures, 2010-11  
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  • Appendix A (Appendix)

ESSENTIAL CORE DATA ITEMS PROPOSED FOR THE 2010-11 AGRICULTURAL CENSUS

LAND USE
Area of holding
Total area of holding (ha)

Land not used for agricultural production
Land set aside for conservation/protection purposes (ha)
Other areas not used for agricultural production (ha)

Land mainly used for agricultural production
Land mainly used for crops (ha)
Improved pasture used mainly for grazing (ha)
Other land used mainly for grazing (ha)
Land mainly used for forestry plantation (ha)
Land mainly used for other agricultural purposes (ha)

PASTURE AND CROPS
Pastures
Pasture harvested for seed – area (ha)
Pasture harvested for seed – production (kg)

Hay and silage
Pastures and crops cut for hay - area (ha)
Pastures and crops cut for hay - production (t)
Hay sold during year (t)
Silage made during year (t)

Cereal crops for grain or seed
Wheat for grain - area (ha)
Wheat for grain - production (t)
Oats for grain - area (ha)
Oats for grain - production (t)
Barley for grain - area (ha)
Barley for grain - production (t)
Sorghum for grain - area (ha)
Sorghum for grain - production (t)
Maize for grain - area (ha)
Maize for grain - production (t)
Rice for grain - area (ha)
Rice for grain - production (t)
Triticale for grain - area (ha)
Triticale for grain - production (t)
All other cereals for grain or seed - area (ha)
All cereals for all other purposes (e.g. silage or fed off) - area (ha)

Other crops
All other crops (excluding vegetables fruit and grapevines) - area (ha)
Canola - area (ha)
Canola - production (t)
Chickpeas - area (ha)
Chickpeas - production (t)
Cotton - total area (ha)
Cotton - total seed cotton production (kg)
Cotton - total cotton lint production (kg)
Coriander - area (ha)
Coriander - production (kg)
Field beans - Faba beans (incl. tick horse and broad) - area (ha)
Field beans - Faba beans (incl. tick horse and broad) - production (t)
Field beans - Mung beans - area (ha)
Field beans - Mung beans - production (t)
Field beans - Other - area (ha)
Field beans - Other - production (t)
Field peas for grain - area (ha)
Field peas for grain - production (t)
Fennel - area (ha)
Fennel - production (kg)
Hops - area (ha)
Hops - production (dry weight) (kg)
Lavender - area (ha)
Lavender - production (kg)
Lentils - area (ha)
Lentils - production (t)
Lupins for grain or seed - area (ha)
Lupins for grain or seed - production (t)
Oil poppies - area (ha)
Oil poppies - production (t)
Peanuts - area (ha)
Peanuts - production (in shell) (kg)
Peppermint - area (ha)
Peppermint - production (kg)
Pyrethrum - area (ha)
Pyrethrum - production (kg)
Safflower - area (ha)
Safflower - production (t)
Sesame - area (ha)
Sesame - production (clean seed) (t)
Soybeans - area (ha)
Soybeans - production (t)
Sugar cane - cut for crushing during 2010 season - area (ha)
Sugar cane - cut for crushing during 2010 season - production (t)
Sugar cane - cut for plants during 2010 season - area (ha)
Sugar cane - cut for plants during 2010 season - production (t)
Sugar cane - standover from 2010 season - area (ha)
Sugar cane - newly planted in 2010 for harvest in a following season - area (ha)
Sunflower - area (ha)
Sunflower - production (t)
Tobacco - area (ha)
Tobacco - production (kg)
Vetches for seed - area (ha)
Vetches for seed - production (kg)

HORTICULTURE
Nurseries, cut flowers and cultivated turf
Nurseries (outdoor) - area (ha)
Cut flowers (outdoor) - area (sq metres)
Nurseries (under cover) - area (ha)
Cut flowers (under cover) - area (sq metres)
Cultivated turf - area (ha)

Grapevines
Grapevines used for wine production not yet bearing – area (ha)
Grapevines used for wine production bearing – area (ha)
Grapes for wine – production (t)
Grapevines used for drying, table and/or other uses not yet bearing – area (ha)
Grapevines used for drying, table and/or other use bearing – area (ha)
Grapes for drying, table and/or other uses – production (t)

Vegetables
All other vegetables for seed - area (ha)
All other vegetables for seed - production (kg)
Asparagus - total area (ha)
Asparagus - production (t)
Broccoli - area (ha)
Broccoli - production (kg)
Capsicum (excluding chillies) - area (ha)
Capsicum (excluding chillies) - production (kg)
Carrots - area (ha)
Carrots - production (t)
Cauliflower - area (ha)
Cauliflower - production (t)
French and runner beans (processing) - area (ha)
French and runner beans (processing) - production (kg)
French and runner beans (fresh market) - area (ha)
French and runner beans (fresh market) - production (kg)
Herbs – area (ha)
Herbs – production (kg)
Lettuce - area (ha)
Lettuce - production (t)
Melons - area (ha)
Melons - production (t)
Mushrooms - area (sq metres)
Mushrooms - production (kg)
Onions - area (ha)
Onions - production (t)
Peas - green (for processing) - area (ha)
Peas - green (for processing) - production - (shelled weight) (kg)
Peas - green (for fresh market) - area (ha)
Peas - green (for fresh market) - production (pod weight) (kg)
Potatoes (processing) - area (ha)
Potatoes (processing) - production (t)
Potatoes (fresh market) - area (ha)
Potatoes (fresh market) - production (t)
Potatoes for seed - area (ha)
Potatoes for seed - production (t)
Pumpkins (including butternut) - area (ha)
Pumpkins (including butternut) - production (t)
Sweet corn – area (ha)
Sweet corn – production (t)
Tomatoes (processing) - area (ha)
Tomatoes (processing) - production (t)
Tomatoes (fresh market) - area (ha)
Tomatoes (fresh market) - production (t)
All other vegetables for human consumption - area (ha)

Indoor/outdoor production of vegetables
Proportion of vegetable production income from outdoor production (%)
Proportion of vegetable production income from undercover production (%)

Fruit and nuts
Total area of orchard fruit and nut trees (excluding grapes, plantation and berry fruit) - area (ha)

Citrus
All other citrus - trees under 6 years - number (n)
All other citrus - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Oranges - navel - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Oranges - navel - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Oranges - navel - production (kg)
Oranges - valencia - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Oranges - valencia - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Oranges - valencia - production (kg)
Oranges - other (nec) - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Oranges - other (nec) - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Oranges - other (nec) - production (kg)
Grapefruit - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Grapefruit - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Grapefruit - production (kg)
Lemons - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Lemons - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Lemons - production (kg)
Limes - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Limes - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Limes - production (kg)
Mandarins - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Mandarins - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Mandarins - production (kg)

Pome fruit
All other pome fruit - trees under 6 years - number (n)
All other pome fruit - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Apples - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Apples - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Apples - production (kg)
Pears (incl. Nashi) - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Pears (incl. Nashi) - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Pears (incl. Nashi) - production (kg)

Stone fruit
All other stone fruit - trees under 6 years - number (n)
All other stone fruit - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Apricots - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Apricots - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Apricots - production (kg)
Cherries - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Cherries - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Cherries - production (kg)
Nectarines - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Nectarines - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Nectarines - production (kg)
Olives - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Olives - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Olives - production (kg)
Peaches (processing) - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Peaches (processing) - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Peaches (processing) - production (kg)
Peaches (fresh market) - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Peaches (fresh market) - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Peaches (fresh market) - production (kg)
Plums - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Plums - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Plums - production (kg)
Prunes - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Prunes - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Prunes - production (kg)

Other fruit
Orchard fruit - other - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Orchard fruit - other - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Other berries – area not yet bearing (ha)
Other berries – area of bearing age (ha)
Other berries – total production (kg)
Avocados - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Avocados - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Avocados - production (kg)
Bananas - area not yet bearing (ha)
Bananas - area bearing (ha)
Bananas - production (t)
Blackcurrants - area not yet bearing (ha)
Blackcurrants - area bearing (ha)
Blackcurrants - production (kg)
Blueberries - area not yet bearing (ha)
Blueberries - area bearing (ha)
Blueberries - production (kg)
Carambolas - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Carambolas - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Carambolas - production (kg)
Custard apples - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Custard apples - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Custard apples - production (kg)
Dates - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Dates - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Dates - production (kg)
Guava - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Guava - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Guava - production (kg)
Jackfruit - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Jackfruit - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Jackfruit - production (kg)
Kiwifruit - area not yet bearing (ha)
Kiwifruit - area bearing (ha)
Kiwifruit - production (kg)
Lychees - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Lychees - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Lychees - production (kg)
Mangoes - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Mangoes - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Mangoes - production (kg)
Papaws / Papaya - area not yet bearing (ha)
Papaws / Papaya - area bearing (ha)
Papaws / Papaya - production (kg)
Pineapples - area not yet bearing (ha)
Pineapples - area bearing (ha)
Pineapples - production (t)
Rambutans - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Rambutans - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Rambutans - production (kg)
Raspberries - area not yet bearing (ha)
Raspberries - area bearing (ha)
Raspberries - production (kg)
Strawberries - area not yet bearing (ha)
Strawberries - area bearing (ha)
Strawberries - production (kg)

Nuts
All other nuts - trees under 6 years - number (n)
All other nuts - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Almonds - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Almonds - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Almonds - production (kernel weight) (kg)
Cashews - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Cashews - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Cashews - production (kg)
Macadamia - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Macadamia - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Macadamia - production (kg)
Pecans - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Pecans - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Pecans - production (kg)
Walnuts - trees under 6 years - number (n)
Walnuts - trees 6 years and over - number (n)
Walnuts - production (kg)

LIVESTOCK
Beekeeping
Hives from which honey was taken – number (n)
All other hives – number (n)

Cattle
Operated a feedlot (yes/no)
Meat cattle - beef breed bulls & bull calves used/intended for service - number (n)
Meat cattle - cows and heifers - 1 year and over - total number (n)
Meat cattle - other calves - under 1 year (excl. bull calves for service) - number (n)
Meat cattle - other cattle - (steers, bullocks, spayed, cows etc.) 1 year and over - number (n)

Milk cattle - Heifer calves - number (n)
Milk cattle - Heifers 1 to 2 years - number (n)
Milk cattle - Heifers over 2 years - number (n)
Milk cattle - cows in milk and dry - number (n)
Milk cattle - other (bulls and bull calves) - number (n)

Pigs
All other pigs (incl. suckers, weaners, growers, finishers etc.) – number (n)
Breeding boars – number (n)
Breeding sows (from first litter) – number (n)
Gilts intended for breeding – number (n)

Sheep
All other sheep (incl. rams wethers hoggets and non breeding ewes) – total number (n)
Breeding ewes – 1 year and over - number (n)
Lambs under one year – number (n)
Total number of lambs marked between 1 July 2010 and 30 June 2011 – number (n)

Poultry
All other poultry – total number (n)
Layers for egg production (including hens in moult) – stock on holding – number (n)
Meat chickens – number (n)
Ducks - number (n)
Turkey - number (n)
Day old chicks sold during the year – number (n)
Hen eggs produced for human consumption – number (Doz.)

Other Livestock
Horses – stud – total number (n)
Horses – other – total number (n)
Deer – total number (n)
Domestic buffalo – total number (n)
Goats – (excluding unmanaged feral goats) – total number (n)
All other livestock – total number (n)

WATERING ACTIVITY
Sources of water
Water supplied by government or private irrigation schemes (excluding re-use schemes) – volume (megalitres)
Groundwater (e.g bores, springs, wells) – volume (megalitres)
Surface water taken from dams, rivers, lakes (excluding water from government or provate irrigation schemes) – volume (megalitres)
Recycled/re-used water from off-farm sources – volume (megalitres)
Town or country reticulated mains supply – volume (megalitres)
Other sources – volume (megalitres)

Area irrigated
Pasture for grazing – area (ha)
Pasture harvested for seed – area (ha)
Pasture cut for hay and silage (including lucerne for hay) – area (ha)
Cereal crops cut for hay (including wheat, oats and forge sorghum) – area (ha)
Cereal crops cut for grain or seed (e.g wheat, oats, maize) – area (ha)
Cereal crops for silage, grazing or fed off – area (ha)
Rice – area (ha)
Sugar cane – area (ha)
Cotton – area (ha)
Other broadacre crops – area (ha)
Fruit trees, nut trees, plantation or berry fruits – area (ha)
Vegetables for human consumption and seed – area (ha)
Nurseries, cut flowers or cultivated turf – area (ha)
Grapevines – area (ha)
Other crops – area (ha)

Volume water applied
Pasture for grazing – volume (megalitres)
Pasture harvested for seed – volume (megalitres)
Pasture cut for hay and silage (including lucerne for hay)- volume (megalitres)
Cereal crops cut for hay (including wheat, oats and forge sorghum) – volume (megalitres)
Cereal crops cut for grain or seed (e.g. wheat, oats, maize) – volume (megalitres)
Cereal crops for silage, grazing or fed off – volume (megalitres)
Rice – volume (megalitres)
Sugar cane – volume (megalitres)
Cotton – volume (megalitres)
Other broadacre crops – volume (megalitres)
Fruit trees, nut trees, plantation or berry fruits – volume (megalitres)
Vegetables for human consumption and seed – volume (megalitres)
Nurseries, cut flowers or cultivated turf – volume (megalitres)
Grapevines – volume (megalitres)
Other crops – volume (megalitres)
Other agricultural water eg livestock drinking water, dairy or piggery cleaning etc. - volume (megalitres)

OTHER ESSENTIAL ITEMS
Other essential items required on the form include:

  • ABS standard front page
  • instructions on how to complete the form
  • structural questions for ABN relationships
  • location address details
  • land vacation information
  • future farming intentions
  • ownership of land leased to another business for agricultural purposes
  • sharefarming on land owned by others
  • details of time taken, request for comments etc.

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