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Dredging Westernport will ruin the #Asparagus Industry worth $41.42m #Exports #Springst #Auspol

Recently Preserve Westernport has been out talking with people in Victorias Bunyip Food Belt about the devastating impact dredging Westernport would have on the Agricultural Industry.  The Asparagus Industry relies on the groundwater bores to water their crop.  

Victoria is the leading state in Australia for the production and export of fresh asparagus, producing 95% of the national asparagus crop with a Gross Value of 95% of $41.42 m (ABS: Agriculture 2007-08).

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