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Horticulture[ edit ] Potato farming in rural Victoria. Australia produces a wide variety of fruitnuts and vegetables. Tropical fruits, including bananas, mangoes and pineapplesfare well in Queensland and the Northern Territory. Australia is one of the few countries that produce licit opium for pharmaceuticals.
This industry, centred in Tasmaniais subject to strict controls. The horticulture industry has traditionally provided Australians with all their fresh fruit and vegetable needs, with a smaller export industry.
However, loosened border controls and increasing importers have threatened local industries. Consumer research has repeatedly shown that Australians prefer local produce.
However, there is no effective country-of-origin labelling and consumers frequently assume all fresh vegetables and fruit must be Australian. In McDonald's Australia Ltd announced it would no longer source all its potatoes for fries from Tasmanian producers and announced a new deal with New Zealand suppliers.
Australian wine Grape vines in Mildura, Victoria during December The key wine varieties grown in Australia by area in are ChardonnayShiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. Although the Australian wine industry enjoyed a large period of growth during the s, over planting and over supply have led to a large drop in the value of wine, forcing some wine makers, especially those on contracts to large wine producing companies, out of business.
The future for some Australian wine producers is now uncertain.
Beef industry[ edit ] The beef industry is the largest agricultural enterprise in Australia, and it is the second largest beef exporter, behind Brazilin the world. All states and territories of Australia support cattle breeding in a wide range of climates.
Cattle production is a major industry that covers an area in excess of million hectares. Grass-fed cattle offered for sale at an auction. In contrast to breeding systems in other parts of the world, Australian cattle are reared on pasture as the principal source of feed.
The southern calves are typically reared on pasture and sold as weaners, yearlings or as steers at about two years old or older.
Prior to European settlement there were no cattle in Australia. The present herd consists principally of British and European breeds Bos taurusin the southern regions with Aberdeen Angus and Herefords being the most common.
In northern Australia Bos indicus breeds predominate along with their crosses. They were introduced to combine the resistance to cattle ticks and greater tolerance of hot weather.
Live export of cattle and sheep from Australia to Asia and the Middle East is a large part of Australian meat export. Live export practices came under scrutiny after the carrier Cormo Express carrying 52 animals was turned away from Saudi Arabia in due to suspected cases of scabby mouth.
The sheep were eventually given to Eritrea. Media coverage has led to calls from animal rights activists for the live export trade to cease. Pork industry[ edit ] The number of pigs slaughtered thousands monthly in Australia since There are currently an estimated 2, pig producers in Australia, producing 5 million pigs annually Productivity Commission.
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The Australian pork industry is represented by Australian Pork Limited, a producer-run company created by legislation.Any opinions or views expressed in this paper are those of the individual author, unless stated to be those of Future Directions International.
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