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Focusing on Australian water markets 287617/04/2019 23:50:40http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse17/04/2019 23:50:1617/04/2019 14:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/publications/insights/snapshot-of-australian-water-markets, http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/publications/insights/snapshot-of-australian-water-markets<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/snapshot.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />This ABARES Insights snapshot describes the why, who, where and how of Australian water market activity and how markets help facilitate short and longer term adjustment.
Treated ballast water and its impact on port water quality287718/04/2019 00:09:28http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse17/04/2019 23:52:2317/04/2019 14:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/research-topics/biosecurity/biosecurity-sciences/treated-ballast-water-impact, http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/biosecurity/biosecurity-sciences/treated-ballast-water-impact<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/biosecurity-news.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />This report explores the potential impact that the discharge of chemically treated ballast water could have on the water quality of Australian ports.
Water allocation prices in the southern Murray-Darling Basin unlikely to reach Millennium Drought peaks next year44340105/03/2019 23:17:34http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse05/03/2019 22:57:0705/03/2019 13:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/research-topics/water/water-market-outlook, http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/water/water-market-outlook<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/water-biosphere.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />The Water Market Outlook provides a range of possible allocation prices for 2019-20 under representative dry, average, and wet scenarios.
Farm production expected to fall due to drought44279504/03/2019 13:36:07http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse04/03/2019 13:36:0704/03/2019 13:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/research-topics/agricultural-commodities/mar-2019, http://agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/agricultural-commodities/mar-2019<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/ac-march-2019.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />In 2018–19 the value of farm production is expected to decline by 4 per cent to $58 billion, according to the latest Agricultural Commodities report launched today at the Outlook 2019 conference in Canberra
Economic potential for new plantation establishment in Australia: Outlook to 2050 report44088925/02/2019 22:53:16http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse25/02/2019 22:53:1625/02/2019 13:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/research-topics/forests/forest-economics/new-plantation-establishment-in-Australia, http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/forests/forest-economics/new-plantation-establishment-in-Australia<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/forestry-biosphere-161px.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />This report explores the economic potential of establishing new commercial timber plantations in Australia, between 2020 and 2050, under current and alternative market conditions.
Upscaling the Australian softwood sawmill industry: Feasibility and implications for future plantation investment44089025/02/2019 22:53:55http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse25/02/2019 22:53:5525/02/2019 13:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/research-topics/forests/forest-economics/upscaling-the-Australian-softwood-sawmill-industry, http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/forests/forest-economics/upscaling-the-Australian-softwood-sawmill-industry<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/forestry-biosphere-161px.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />This report estimates the area of new softwood plantations required to support a world-scale softwood sawmill in selected National Plantation Inventory (NPI) regions.
Australian fisheries economic indicators report 2017 – Financial and economic performance of the Northern Prawn Fishery43899520/02/2019 23:05:44http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse20/02/2019 23:05:1220/02/2019 13:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/research-topics/fisheries/fisheries-economics/fisheries-economic-indicators#northern-prawn-fishery, http://agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/fisheries/fisheries-economics/fisheries-economic-indicators#northern-prawn-fishery<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/fisheries-biosphere.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />This report presents results of the 2017 Northern Prawn Fishery survey for the 2014–15 and 2015–16 financial years, and non-survey based estimates of economic performance for the 2016–17 financial year.
Australia's State of the Forests Report 201843901206/03/2019 22:03:04http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse20/02/2019 23:06:5120/02/2019 13:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/forestsaustralia/sofr/sofr-2018, http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/forestsaustralia/sofr/sofr-2018<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/june-ac-biosphere.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />This report is a key source of comprehensive, current information on Australia's forests for use by industry, state, territory and Australian governments, and research and educational institutions.
Dry seasonal conditions cut summer crop prospects43825518/02/2019 12:51:38http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse18/02/2019 12:51:3818/02/2019 13:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/research-topics/agricultural-commodities/australian-crop-report, http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/research-topics/agricultural-commodities/australian-crop-report<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/aus-crop-report-cover.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />Drier and warmer than average seasonal conditions in some cropping regions reduced prospects of summer crop production in 2018–19, according to the latest Australian Crop Report.
Insights into how China’s agricultural policy is changing43576213/02/2019 22:52:05http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/Lists/Publications/AllItems.aspxFalse13/02/2019 22:52:0513/02/2019 13:00:00http://act001spwfep01:8084/abares/publications/insights/future-of-chinese-agricultural-policy, http://www.agriculture.gov.au/abares/publications/insights/future-of-chinese-agricultural-policy<img alt="" src="/abares/PublishingImages/news/analysis.png" style="BORDER&#58;0px solid;" />The new ABARES Insights brief – Analysis of the Future of Chinese agricultural policy – summarises research into major changes in policy direction since 2017.

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