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Title:
An economic survey of irrigation farms in the Murray-Darling Basin: Industry overview and region profiles, 2008-09
Series:
Research reports
Series Issue:
11.02
Publication Date:
14/04/2011
Description:
This report presents a socioeconomic profile of irrigators in the Murray-Darling Basin based on the most recent data collected in the survey for the 2008-09 financial year. The report is the latest in a series of reports on irrigation in the Murray-Darling Basin to provide policymakers, irrigation communities and resource managers with an integrated physical, financial and socioeconomic dataset that can be used for monitoring, evaluating and reporting changes in the irrigation sector. The Murray-Darling Basin is an important agricultural region in Australia and supports a large irrigation sector. Irrigated agriculture has faced many challenges over the past decade including severe and prolonged drought, reduced water availability, fluctuations in commodity prices and ongoing reform of government water policies
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Publisher:
ABARES : Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences : Department of Agriculture
Author:
ASHTON Dale

OLIVER Mark
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Other constraints: This work is copyright. The Copyright Act 1968 permits fair dealing for study, research, news reporting, criticism or review. Selected passages, tables or diagrams may be reproduced for such purposes provided acknowledgment of the source is included. Major extracts or the entire document may not be reproduced by any process without the written permission of the Executive Director, ABARES. The Australian Government acting through the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences has exercised due care and skill in the preparation and compilation of the information and data set out in this publication. Notwithstanding, the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences, its employees and advisers disclaim all liability, including liability for negligence, for any loss, damage, injury, expense or cost incurred by any person as a result of accessing, using or relying upon any of the information or data set out in this publication to the maximum extent permitted by law. Postal address: Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences GPO Box 858 Canberra, ACT 2601 Copies available from: ABARES Publication Sales GPO Box 858 Canberra ACT 2601 Ph: 1800 020 157 Fax: +61 2 6272 2001 Email: info.abares@agriculture.gov.au Internet: http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares
Identifier:
ISBN 978-1-921448-84-3

ISSN 1447-8358
Asset Name:
pe_abares99001802_11b
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