Agricultural Production in Australia. Tom Loynachan January 30, 2008. Agriculture in Australia Overview of production. Climate Soils Crops Livestock. Agriculture in Australia.
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January 30, 2008
370 47’ S
370 13’ N
1 metric tonne:
= 1000 kg
= a megagram (Mg)
= 2205 lbs
Barley has 3 major end uses:
Feed grain - it is a preferred grain for many feedlots and stockfeed manufacturers.Malt barley - for the production of beer and other foodstuffs.Forage - for grazing, hay or silage.
In north, large cattle stations,
grazing on native
pastures at low stocking
In south, more intensive grazing
on smaller farms with
introduced pastures and fodder crops
Pasture fed dominates but feedlots rapidly developing