Australian agricultural limestone: What’s eating Australia?

By Paul Rackstraw
Published: Monday, 26 September 2016

With soil acidification eating at Australia’s multibillion dollar agricultural market, Richard Flook, Consultant, and Cameron Perks, IM Australian Correspondent,* take a look at what is being done to help farmers improve their productivity and the growth required in the Australian agricultural limestone industry.


Australia is a large producer of agricultural commodities and ideally situated to supply the expanding food markets in Asia, particularly those arising from the expanding middle classes of China, India and the ASEAN region.

Despite a large land area, agricultural production can be limited by variable rainfall but mainly...

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