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, Meat / Sheep / Wool, Grain crops, Wild Game Harvesting, Fruit / Vegetable Production and Beef / Cattle.
Production of cotton, beef and grain have increased whilst wool production has decreased.
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 wine grapes, rock melons, pumpkins and onions.
For further information on agriculture - the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry web site.
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