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Regular monthly updates on farm inputs including water, hay and grain, fertiliser, weather.

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 159 - January 2019 (PDF, 1 MB)

Key points in the January 2019 Production Inputs Monitor

  • Australia's hottest January on record.
  • National winter crop production down 23% year-on-year.
  • Fertiliser continues to recover increasing in cost.
  • Water trades hit record price since 2008.

Previous editions

Production Inputs Monitor - Issue 156 - October 2018 Production Inputs Monitor - Issue 155 - September 2018 
Production Inputs Monitor - Issue 154 - August 2018  Production Inputs Monitor - Issue 153 - July 2018 
Production Inputs Monitor - Issue 152 - June 2018  Production Inputs Monitor - Issue 151 - May 2018 


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Hay and grain reports

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