Agriculture

Agricultural production in the St.George district is diverse and dynamic. 
Go to the left hand side of the website page under agriculture to click on the industry links.

The leading primary industries in the Shire are Cotton / Sheep / Wool / Grain / Wild Game Harvesting / Fruit / Vegetables and Cattle.

Production of cotton, beef and grain have increased whilst wool production is on a come back into prominence.

Successful development of the horticultural industry commenced with table grapes, which represents the second highest earning crop after cotton. In recent years there has been extensive diversification into blueberries, wine grapes, rock melons, pumpkins, garlic and onions.

For further information on agriculture -  the Department of  Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry web site.



 

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