ABARES tips huge WA farm earnings to help ag's dry $58b national result

Andrew Marshall
Updated March 5 2019 - 7:26pm, first published 7:00am
Drought burns into exports, cuts half of all farmers' earnings
Drought burns into exports, cuts half of all farmers' earnings

West Australian farmers and a falling dollar have saved the agriculture sector’s bacon as lingering drought threatens to undermine average farm incomes by almost 20 per cent in 2018-19.

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Andrew Marshall

Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer

Andrew Marshall is the group agribusiness writer for ACM's state agricultural weeklies and websites. He is a former editor at The Land and has worked in various Rural Press group roles in Canberra, North Richmond (NSW) and Toowoomba (Qld).

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