Farmers are forced to buy grain overseas for the first time in a decade as ...

Farmers are forced to buy grain from overseas for the first time in a decade as drought doubles prices Australian farmers have been forced to buy grain overseas due to the drought  The drought has lead to the increase in prices to meet farmers' production costs Farmers have warned overseas grain imports could be a high-risk to biodiversity

By Paula Ahillon For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 00:35 GMT, 1 November 2018 | Updated: 01:22 GMT, 1 November 2018

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Australian farmers have been forced to buy grain from overseas for the first time in a decade as local suppliers double their prices.

The Department of Agriculture has assessed five applications of bulk grain imports from the USA and Canada. 

Agri-lender Rabobank said this year's wheat harvest would 'go down as one of the worst in Australia's history'.

Western Australia is expected to produce more than half of Australia's grain supply but have increased prices to meet production costs

Western Australia is expected to produce more than half of Australia's grain supply but have increased prices to meet production costs

Western Australia is expected to produce more than half of Australia's grain supply but prices have been increased to meet production

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