Welcome to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES), the science and economics research division of the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.
Emissions, agricultural support and food security
Improving food security, promoting global growth and cutting emissions can be achieved through the removal of agricultural subsidies and tariffs.
Aus vegetable industry outpaced overall agricultural sector over the past 5 decades
The Australian vegetable industry has grown significantly by taking advantage of changes in consumer incomes and tastes.
Farm debt rising with sector confidence
Increased agricultural sector lending activity is an encouraging sign that our farmers are looking to expand and invest in their businesses.
Farming exports forecast to reach record $70.3 billion
September quarter Agricultural Commodities Report is forecasting agricultural export earnings to climb to a record $70.3 billion for 2022-23.
Drought Early Warning System
This new project will develop a set of national indicators for measuring and forecasting the extent and severity of drought impacts in the Australian agricultural sector.