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TasCowboy 360352 301 Tasmanian Farm either
Tasmanian Farm
A view across paddocks towards native bushland, Perth, Tasmania, Summer 2003.
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What is the main farming activities on Tasmania ?
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Hi Kerneels,

Our main farming here is mixed farming, comprising sheep (Merino breed mainly) for wool production, beef cattle (either selling calves as stores or actually finishing them themselves), sheep for fat / prime lamb production (British breeds & cross breds mostly) & cash cropping (irrigated & dryland).

We also have horticulture (stone fruit, wine, walnuts, green house crops), intensive animal production (poultry & pigs) & dairy farming (which is up there in importance with mixed farming).

Certain areas within the state specialise in different agriculture; the higher rainfall areas are more suited to beef finishing / fattening & dairying, while the drier areas are suited to fine wool production & seed production.

Very diverse agriculture in a land area the same size as Holland, with a population of less than 500,000 people.

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