Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources​

David Littleproud MP was sworn in as Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources on 20 December 2017. He is supported by Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Senator Richard Colbeck.​​​

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Farm production remains above averagehttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/ag-commodities-dec-18.aspxFarm production remains above average10/12/2018 13:00:00The latest Agricultural Commodities Report shows the value of farm production is forecast to remain above the ten year average despite drought in parts of Australia.
Potential premium for farmers as Minister expands definition of grain fed beefhttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/expanded-definition-grain-fed-beef.aspxPotential premium for farmers as Minister expands definition of grain fed beef09/12/2018 13:00:00Beef farmers will now be able to market their cattle as "Grain Fed Finished" after feeding them grain for 35 days before sale or export, and will be able to ask a premium for these animals.
Aboriginal jobs for Aboriginal culturehttp://minister.agriculture.gov.au/littleproud/Pages/Media-Releases/aboriginal-jobs-for-aboriginal-culture.aspxAboriginal jobs for Aboriginal culture04/12/2018 13:00:00Aboriginal people will get a bigger say on how water is managed in the Murray-Darling Basin with the appointment of two Cultural Flows Project Officers.