Agriculture overview

Queensland's agricultural industries are made up of:

  • plant industries, including field crops, horticulture and forestry
  • animal industries, including livestock and livestock products.

Queensland has the largest area of agricultural land of any Australian state and the highest proportion of land area in Australia dedicated to agriculture.

About 30,500 businesses carry out agricultural activity in Queensland. Agricultural industries contribute more than $10 billion to the state's economy each year.

This guide provides an overview of agribusiness in Queensland, including information for plant and animal industries, government services and support available for businesses, and biosecurity issues.