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Publication - Statistics publication

Scottish Survey of Farm Structure and Methods, 2016

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

Scottish statistics from the EU Farm Structure Survey 2016.

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31 page PDF

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Contents
Scottish Survey of Farm Structure and Methods, 2016
Table 14: Nutrient management

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Table 14: Nutrient management

2013 2016
number percentage number percentage
Carried out soil pH testing on grassland 1 : : 9,359 29.7
Carried out soil pH testing on other land 2 : : 6,673 64.3
Carried out nutrient management plan on grassland 1 5,857 18.4 5,334 16.9
Carried out nutrient management plan on other land 2 4,119 36.1 4,322 41.6
Holdings with temporary grass that use low n variety (3) 11,423 85.3 1,629 16.4
Area sown with low n variety (4) 253,200 59.7 44,260 21.3

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1 grassland holdings in 2013 - 31,918; grassland holdings in 2016 - 31,500

2 holdings with other land in 2013 - 11,479; holdings with other land in 2016 - 10,830

3 temporary grass area in 2013 - 13,399; temporary grass area in 2016 -9,877

4 temporary grass area in 2013 - 424,433; temporary grass area in 2016 - 207,385


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