ABS agricultural census ends with bumper season results

Andrew Marshall
By Andrew Marshall
Updated July 26 2022 - 8:05am, first published 6:30am
Census tallies up ag's bumper season rebound from big dry

Australian agriculture bounced back from drought to officially boast a national beef herd of 22 million head by mid last year, a 68m strong sheep flock, a 14 per cent rise in pig numbers to 2.6m, and a 10pc bigger poultry flock of 135m.

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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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