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Research study to assess to what extent data from the Single Application Form could be used to meet the statistical requirements of the June Agricultural Census

DescriptionFinal report of the research study to assess to what extent data from the Single Application Form could be used to meet the statistical requirements of the June Agricultural Census
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Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateOctober 13, 2008

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Andrew Barnes and Alan Renwick, SAC
Kevin Buchan and Keith Matthews, Macaulay Institute

ISBN 978 0 7559 1792 1 (Web only publication)

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Contents

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

INTRODUCTION

1.0 DESCRIPTION OF THE COMMONALITY AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN JAC AND SAF IN TERMS OF UNDERLYING REQUIREMENTS
1.1 Regulations and Coverage
1.2. Unit descriptions
1.3 Reporting Periods and Deadlines
1.4 Required Outputs

2.0 DESCRIPTION OF PRACTICAL AND OPERATIONAL ISSUES WHICH COULD HAVE A BEARING ON THE USE OF SAF DATA FOR STATISTICAL PURPOSES.

3.0 COMPARISON OF SAF AND JAC HOLDING/BUSINESS POPULATIONS

4.0 COMPARING JAC-SAF AT INDIVIDUAL AND AGGREGATED LEVEL

5.0. REPORT ON WORKSHOP DISCUSSION TO UNDERSTAND THE IMPACT OF MERGING THE JAC AND THE SAF

ANNEX I: META DATA ANALYSIS
ANNEX II: COMPARING REGULATION WITH ITEM CODES
ANNEX III: NOTES FROM THE SWOT ANALYSIS FROM SAF- JAC
ANNEX IV: NUTS4 REGIONAL ANALYSIS - 2007 CASE STUDY

List of Tables

Table 1 - Holdings Resolved to Businesses
Table 2 - Count of Holdings and % Coverage JAC(All) by SAF( FDS)
Table 3 - Area of Holdings and % Coverage JAC(All) by SAF( FDS)
Table 4 - Count of businesses in JAC(All-b) and SAF(L)
Table 5 - Areas of JAC(All) and JAC(All-b)
Table 6 - Area of businesses in JAC(All), JAC(All-b) and SAF(L)
Table 7 - Farm Type Analysis 2007
Table 8 - Farm Type Analysis 2006
Table 9 - Farm Type Analysis 2005
Table 10 - NUTS4 Breakdown 2007
Table 11 - NUTS4 Breakdown 2006
Table 12 - NUTS4 Breakdown 2005
Table 13 - Total Crops Data for 2007, Differences
Table 14 - Grass, hay, straw, silage
Table 15 - Veg for human consumption
Table 16 - Soft fruit
Table 17 - Bulbs, flowers, nursery stock
Table 18 - Pigs, Poultry, Cows, Sheep and Misc. Livestock
Table 19 - Total Crops at the National Scale, Differences
Table 20 - Grass, hay, straw, silage
Table 21 - Veg for human consumption
Table 22 - Soft fruit
Table 23 - Bulbs, flowers and nursey stock
Table 24 - Total Crops at the National Scale, 005 to 2007, Differences
Table 25- Grass,hay,straw, silage
Table 26- Vegetables for human consumption
Table 27- Soft fruit
Table 28- Bulbs, flowers and nursery stock
Table 29- Pigs, poultry, cows, sheep and miscellanous livestock
Table 30 - Overall national data, 2007 only
Table 31- Changes in grassland and others, 2007 only
Table 32- Changes in root crops and pulses
Table 33- Changes in soft fruit, 2007 only
Table 34- Changes in flowers, 2007 only
Table 35- Livestock items
Table 36- Changes in cropping area
Table 37- Changes in grassland and others
Table 38 Changes in root crops
Table 39- Changes in soft fruit
Table 40 - Changes in flowers
Table 41 - Changes in cropping area, 2005 to 2007
Table 42 - Changes in grass area, 2005 to 2007
Table 43 - Changes in root crops and pulses, 2005 to 2007
Table 44 - Changes in soft fruit, 2005 to 2007
Table 45 - Change in flowers, 2005 to 2007
Table 46 - Changes in livestock, 2005 to 2007

List of Figures

Figure 1 - Schematic diagram of JAC and SAF data comparion
Figure 2 - Schematic Diagram of Spatial Identifiers
Figure 3.- Overlap in holding populations JAC(All) and SAF( FDS)
Figure 4 - Overlap in Holding Area - JAC (All) and SAF ( FDS
Figure 5 - Overlap in business population - JAC(All) and SAF( FDS)
Figure 6 - Overlap in Business Area - JAC(All), JAC(All-b) and SAF (L)
Figure 7 - Coverage of JAC(All) by SAF( FDS)
Figure 8 - SAF ( FDS) % of JAC(All)
Figure 9 - Overall Imputation % of JAC(All)
Figure 10.- Coverage of each dataset
Figure 11 - Datasets considered in the analysis.
Figure 12 - Schematic for the analysis in Sections 3 and 4.
Figure 13 - Comparison of Spring Barley reporting between JAC and SAF for 2007
Figure 14 - Comparison of Spring Oats reporting between JAC and SAF for 2007
Figure 15 - Comparison of Bare Fallow reporting between JAC and SAF for 2007
Figure 16 - Comparison of Total Potatoes reporting between JAC and SAF for 2007
Figure 17 - Comparison of Total Crops, Fallow, Set-Aside reporting between JAC and SAF for 2007
Figure 18 - Comparison of Grass for Mowing >=5 yrs reporting between JAC and SAF for 2007
Figure 19 - Comparison of Rough Grazings reporting between JAC and SAF for 2007
Figure 20- Comparison of Total Vegetables reporting between JAC and SAF for 2007
Figure 21- Comparison of Total Pigs reporting between JAC and SAF for 2007
Figure 22- Comparison of Beef Cows reporting between JAC and SAF for 2007
Figure 23- Comparison of TotalCattle reporting between JAC and SAF for 2007
Figure 24 - Comparison of Total Sheeps reporting between JAC and SAF for 2007
Figure 25 - Comparison of Spring Barley reporting between JAC and SAF for 2007
Figure 26 - Cereals (2007)
Figure 27 - Potatoes (2007)
Figure 28 - Single Crops (2007)
Figure 29 - Compound Crops (2007)
Figure 30 - Grass and grazings (2007)
Figure 31 - Livestock (2007)