Australian Bureau of Statistics
7121.0 - Agricultural Commodities, Australia, 2002-03
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/06/2004
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Drought hits agriculture hard in 2002-03
Effects from the severe drought have hit agricultural production hard in 2002 - 03, according to figures from the Agricultural Survey released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Most harvests were well below average in 2002 - 03 and the reported numbers were down for all categories of livestock. Major findings from the survey are included below.
Further details are in Agricultural Commodities, Australia 2002–03 (cat. no. 7121.0).
Media note: Selected long term series information from the Agricultural Survey are available on the ABS web site under 'Themes' off the home page and within the 'Agriculture' link.
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