Rural industries are major contributors to the economy of Tasmania
More than a quarter of Tasmania's land area is committed to agriculture. When primary production is combined with dependent downstream processing, it provides around a third of Gross State Product, about a third of employment and a quarter of all overseas exports.
Find more Facts and Figures - and visit AgriGrowth Tasmania and Investing in Irrigation. Note: - the Tasmanian Government has now extended the current moratorium on the commercial production of GM crops until November 2019.
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