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Farms with significant degradation problems (irrigation salinity), 1998-1999

This data relates to the proportion of farms who experienced significant irrigation salinity problems in the period 1998-1999. Proportion of farms with significant irrigation salinity problems is reported at the Statistical Division (SD) level for Australia. This data relates to broadacre and dairy farms run by owner managers. The data was collected by Resource Management Supplementary (RMS) survey interview which accompanied the ABARE Annual farm survey in 1998-1999.The data is presented at a scale of 25000000. Projection -P Albers Equal-Area Conic -D WGS84 -m 132 -o 0 -p -18 -p -36 -e 0 -n 0The following attributes are contained within the dataset; Sd code a a unique 3 digit code for Statistical Divisions (SD), Sd name a the name of the Statistical Division (SD),Irrig_sal- the proportion of farmers who experienced problems in 1998-1999.Ag_land_ha a hectares of agricultural land use in the Statistical Division (SD).Note that metropolitan areas are assigned a value of -99999, whilst areas with no data are assigned a value of -88888.

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Title Farms with significant degradation problems (irrigation salinity), 1998-1999
Type Dataset
Language English
Licence Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia
Data Status active
Update Frequency daily
Landing Page http://data.gov.au/dataset/5189b154-2551-4f71-b306-2e721cc83c7a
Date Published 2013-05-12
Date Updated 2017-03-18
Contact Point
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
02 6272 3933
Land_Management@agriculture.gov.au
Temporal Coverage 1998 to 1999
Geospatial Coverage Australia
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Data Portal data.gov.au
Publisher/Agency Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
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