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Production inputs monitor

Dairy Australia's Production inputs monitor (originally the Drought Report).

Monthly update on farm inputs including:

  • Water
  • Hay and grain
  • Fertiliser
  • Weather

Production Inputs Monitor - Issue 146 - November 2017 

Key points from the November 2017 Production Inputs Monitor

  • The hay market is dormant as sellers and buyers focus on the harvest
  • Urea prices continue to increase, up 9% compared to January
  • Rainfall during October tracked above the national average in many parts of the country.
  • The Bureau of Meteorology issued a La Niña watch
  • Water prices increased both in northern Victoria and the Murray Irrigation system.
  • Cull cow prices continue to drop, down 11% compared to this time last year.


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