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Publication - Statistics Publication

Results from the 2016 December agricultural survey

Published: 16 Mar 2017
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781786528605

Annual agricultural survey based on data from larger agricultural holdings together with estimates for smaller farms.

30 page PDF

818.7kB

30 page PDF

818.7kB

Contents
Results from the 2016 December agricultural survey
1. Main Findings

30 page PDF

818.7kB

1. Main Findings

The areas planted in December 2016 increased compared to the previous year, with oilseed rape up eight per cent and wheat up two per cent. The area planted as oats was the largest in the last ten years.
source: Table 1

The areas planted in December 2016

Overall production of hay and silage decreased in 2016, due to a drop in the yields.
source: Table 1

Overall production of hay and silage decreased in 2016, due to a drop in the yields. source: Table 1

The number of sheep, pigs and poultry rose for the second successive year, while the decrease in cattle reversed the upward trend seen in the previous two years.
source Tables 2- 5

Annual change compared to annual change seen in June


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