Agriculture in Australia explores the technical, economic and human elements of farming and integrates them into the whole farm business. The book examines the science and economics of farming operations that contribute to the nation's gross value of agricultural production, including extensive cropping, sheep and cattle production, and intensive plant and animal activities.
This new edition emphasizes that farming is about production, profit and sustainability and explains how these concepts relate to each other. Agriculture in Australia also confronts the future challenges of farming in volatile economic and climatic conditions. challenges of farming in volatile economic and climatic conditions.