South Australia's production of grain is sustainable, entirely rain fed with no irrigation, and minimal inputs of fertilisers and chemicals. Around 4 million hectares of crop are grown each year with the southern regions producing wheat, barley, canola, oats, lentils, peas, beans, lupins, chick peas, fodder, lucerne seed and other small seeds. In 2018-19 the South Australian grains industry generated over $2.7 billion in gross industry revenue.
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This infographic provides a visual representation of key information on the grains sector including:
- major export products
- major export markets
- figures and statistics on production amounts and values
- sector credentials and attributes.
This report provides detailed information on the grains sector, its annual performance and current investment opportunities.