ABARES: Ag's $100b goal means paying more for water, scaling up and accepting change

Andrew Marshall
Updated March 11 2020 - 11:16am, first published March 9 2020 - 8:00am
Get bigger and get used to almonds and cotton paying big for water
Get bigger and get used to almonds and cotton paying big for water

Farms will have to get much bigger and farmers must get used to paying much more for water, regardless of whether Australian agriculture actually reaches its $100 billion production goal in 10 years.

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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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