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Publication - Statistics Publication

Scottish Survey of Farm Structure and Methods, 2016

Published: 15 Nov 2016
Part of:
Farming and rural
ISBN:
9781786525758

Scottish statistics from the EU Farm Structure Survey 2016.

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Scottish Survey of Farm Structure and Methods, 2016
Table 11: Area of arable land cultivated in the past twelve months using various tillage methods

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Table 11: Area of arable land cultivated in the past twelve months using various tillage methods

2013 2016
hectares percentage of tillage number of holdings hectares per holding hectares percentage of tillage number of holdings hectares per holding
Inversion tillage 504,837 81.1 10,295 49.0 668,817 90.1 12,079 55.4
Conservation tillage 68,434 11.0 6,263 10.9 47,783 6.4 1,082 44.2
Zero tillage 48,853 7.9 6,071 8.0 25,858 3.5 827 31.3
Total 622,124 10,491 742,458 19,356

Note: Sum of sub-categories do not equal total holdings figure as holdings may employ more than one method of tillage.

Excludes glasshouse crops and permanent crops and permanent grass.


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