Victoria is Australia's largest food and fibre exporting state. The value of food and fibre exported from Victoria increased 12 per cent in 2013-14 to reach a record $11.4 billion, accounting for 29 per cent of all farm exports from Australia.
Broadacre farmers in Victoria grow a range of crops on over 3.5 million hectares of land. Wheat is Victoria's largest crop, followed by barley, canola, oats and lentils. Many farmers also cut grain crops – primarily oats and vetch – for hay.
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