Crop production estimates

The 2024/25 season is off to a patchy start, with varied rainfall across the country. Credit: Mark Saunders.
CROPPING

Variable rainfall delivers mixed start to the season

Some Australian cropping regions have been receiving good rainfall while others miss out.

20 May 2024

Canola could be in short supply, as key growing regions continue to battle dry conditions. Credit: Mark Saunders.
CROPPING

Canola plantings predicted to drop as demand grows

Dry conditions in key growing regions are threatening this season's canola planting area.

20 May 2024

Dry seeding kicks off in WA, and is expected to continue for weeks, with no rain in sight. Credit: Mark Saunders.
CROPPING

Dry seeding starts in WA

WA growers have started seeding after months without rain.

22 April 2024

 GIWA estimates WA crop production was down almost 50 per cent last year, compared to 2022. Picture Mark Saunders.
CROPPING

WA crop production drops almost 50 per cent

GIWA estimates WA's 2023 crop production total at 14.53Mt, compared to 26.06Mt in 2022.

16 February 2024

 Canola bunker at Elmore, Victoria, which has achieved a site record this harvest. Photo courtesy of GrainCorp.
CROPPING

Major bulk grain handlers receive a collective 25.1Mt

CBH, GrainCorp and Viterra have collectively received 25.1Mt of grain.

08 January 2024

 Harvest is wrapping up in most parts of the country. Picture of canola at GrainCorp in Elmore, Victoria, taken by GrainCorp COO Klaus Pamminger.
CROPPING

ABARES predicts "slightly below average" crop production

ABARES expects national crop production will total 46.1Mt.

06 December 2023

 WA harvest predicted to be mostly finished by the end of December after an early start and disappointing yields. Image Ben White.
CROPPING

WA harvest predicted to be done and dusted by the new year

GIWA drops its WA production estimates to 14.5m tonnes and predicts an early finish to harvest.

20 November 2023

 GIWA drops crop production estimate as harvest gets underway in WA. Picture Mark Saunders.
CROPPING

GIWA lowers WA crop production estimates again

GIWA drops WA's crop production estimate by three per cent in a month.

23 October 2023

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