Approximately two-thirds of Australia’s land is dedicated to farming. Although cattle grazing remains that country’s highest-value farm production sector, the next highest-value products are wheat, dairy, vegetables, and fruit and nuts, before lamb meat and wool, according to an Australian government report. Australian agribusiness faces several key challenges, including access to fresh water, overgrazing, transportation costs, and feral animals.
To deal with these issues, Australian farming has grown increasingly inventive and reliant on technology. Robotics now promises to help Australian agriculture become more productive in an increasingly competitive global market.
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