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Potential displacement of commercial fisheries by a Commonwealth marine reserve zoning scheme: Report on draft management plan zoning:29241123/07/2017 23:50:56 23:31:5923/07/2017 14:00:00, <img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/fisheries-biosphere.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />The Department of the Environment and Energy commissioned ABARES to assess the potential displacement of commercial fishing by the zoning configuration within the Commonwealth Marine Reserves draft management plan.
Opportunities for Australia in the European Union29577917/07/2017 23:59:45 23:59:4517/07/2017 14:00:00,<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/trade-biosphere.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />A stocktake of selected agricultural markets of the European Union examines the markets of five EU agricultural industries—almonds, beef, dairy, sheep meat and sugar.
Farm debt – how beef, lamb, grain and dairy is faring29521513/07/2017 04:20:18 04:20:1811/07/2017 14:00:00, <img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/farm-surveys.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Our farm debt and equity reports for the lamb, grain, beef and dairy industries are now available in our Farm Surveys and Analysis content area.
Find out the northern Murray-Darling Basin’s most active systems29527113/07/2017 06:13:04 06:13:0411/07/2017 14:00:00http://, <img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/water-news.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />The most active water systems were the Lachlan, the combined New South Wales and Queensland Border Rivers, and the Macquarie–Castlereagh, according to the northern Murray-Darling Basin
What’s happening nationally in Australian water markets28656120/07/2017 00:49:585 07:04:2919/06/2017 14:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/research-topics/water/aust-water-markets-reports/national-overview#allocation-markets,<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/water-biosphere.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Read the national overview of the Australian Water Markets Report 2015-16 to find out more about how the water allocation and entitlement markets has grown from 2008 to 2015.
Australian farm production returns to trend after phenomenal 2016-1729210611/07/2017 06:22:27 22:10:1819/06/2017 14:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/publications/display?url=,<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/june-ac-biosphere.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />The gross value of Australian farm production is forecast to dip by 4.6 per cent to $59.9 billion in 2017–18, following last year’s record-breaking returns, according to the Agricultural Commodities, June quarter 2017 issue
Australia’s crop production down, following a record-breaking 2016-1729035713/06/2017 20:29:40 20:29:4013/06/2017 14:00:00, <img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/Crop-report-autumn-160px.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Coming off the back of a record-breaking 2016-17, winter crop production is forecast to drop by 33 per cent in 2017–18 to 40.1 million tonnes, due largely to an assumed fall in average yields, according to the Crop report’s June edition.
Life in the fast lane: Australia’s $92 billion appetite deconstructed26757605/06/2017 00:19:19 00:19:1904/06/2017 14:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/publications/display?url=,<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/ag-commodities-160px.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />New research on domestic food demand examines trends and issues behind an 88 per cent rise in the real value of household food consumption since 1989–90, from $49 billion to reach $92 billion in 2015–16.
Australia’s forestry sector continues to break records28309724/05/2017 23:59:59 23:59:5924/05/2017 14:00:00, <img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/forestry-biosphere-161px.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Australia’s forestry sector is continuing to enjoy some of the best conditions in its history, according to a report released today by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES).
Our agricultural workforce – today and into the future28166117/05/2017 23:46:31 23:46:3117/05/2017 14:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/research-topics/productivity/labour-force-survey,<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/horticulture-biosphere.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />ABARES has developed a labour survey to identify the amount and type of labour used on farms, as well as recruitment experiences and expectations of farmers when hiring in the years ahead.

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Last reviewed:
17 May 2017