The agriculture industry in Victoria is quite diverse, ranging from small establishments engaged in horticulture to large properties mainly devoted to sheep, cattle or cereal production.
- The main broadacre crops are wheat for grain and barley for grain.
- The main livestock raised are cattle for beef and dairy production and sheep for meat and fine wool.
- The apple and pear industries are significant as are the citrus and stone fruit industries.
- The main vegetable crops include potatoes, tomatoes and carrots.
PRINCIPAL AGRICULTURE, Victoria, 2004-05
Source: Agricultural Commodities, Australia (cat. no. 7121.0).
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