Preliminary figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics for 1993-94 show a total Australian production of millet and panicum of 36,988 tonnes from an area of 37,359 hectares. The gross production value of the crop was $14,929,392. Roughly one-third is exported.
The overwhelming majority of millet and panicum production, 29,139 tonnes, was in Queensland with NSW and Victoria also in the game. Figures for 1994-95 are still being compiled.
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics