The reference period for 2010, 2011 and 2012 was the year ending 30 June, unless otherwise indicated.
The scope of the 2010, 2012 Agricultural Surveys and the 2011 Agricultural Census was agricultural businesses with an Estimated Value of Agricultural Operations of $5,000 or more.
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