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AUSTRALIAN CROPS.

! .» " -■ . ••: (PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.} 1 The wheat markets m the Australian: colonies, particularly at Melbourne, am man unsettled and excited Btate. At Adelaide wheat is quoted at 4s 7d to 4a B£d, at Melbourne at 5s Id, and roller* made at £12 10s. The Sydney price is 5s 3d. The publication of the estimate, showing a great deficiency m the yidc\ will probably cause a further rise. Some exception is taken to the official estimate) of the amount required for consumption m New South Wales. The statistician allows 6£ bushels per head, whereas Victoria only requires s£. The statist?- v cian defends his computation on thet ground that m New South Wales tb» adult population is larger than inffa sister colony. .......

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AUSTRALIAN CROPS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2080, 6 March 1889

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AUSTRALIAN CROPS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2080, 6 March 1889

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