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Australian Agriculture Outlook 2019

Bright outlook for Australian agribusiness in 2019

As we head into 2019, Rural Bank’s Ag Answers insights team has turned its attention to the year ahead for Australian farmers.

2018 will be remembered for below-average rainfall, high feed costs, record lamb and mutton prices and the smallest grain crop on the east coast in nearly a decade.

The Outlook 2019 analyses the performance of six industries – cattle, horticulture, cropping, dairy, sheep and wool – plus the broader economy, to provide a forecast of what we can expect in 2019.

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Australian Agriculture Outlook 2018

Australian agribusiness set for a strong 2018

In Australian agribusiness, 2017 will primarily be remembered for record wool prices, large global wheat stockpiles, lacklustre milk prices, excellent conditions for vegetable production and the exceptional performance of the sheep industry.

As 2018 gets underway, Rural Bank’s specialist insights division, Ag Answers, has turned its attention to what may lie ahead for Australian farmers in the coming 12 months.

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