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AUSTRALIAN CROPS.

(PER PRESS ASSOCIATION.) I Rvdnbv, Maroh 6 The increase m the yield of wheat m the colony, although not so rapid as m Victoria and South Australia, has increased 168 per cent, during the past ten years, while the population has only advanced ;7o per cent. It is expected that with a like steady increase the colony m a few years will be able to supply her own requirements. Complete statistics are not ready yet for publication, those furnished being only a forecast of the official report. This year's crop is the smallest since 187 1. It is calculated that ,the drought will entail a loss of ■^900,000. j

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AUSTRALIAN CROPS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2081, 7 March 1889

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AUSTRALIAN CROPS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2081, 7 March 1889

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