This is the 2013 edition of the Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture (ERSA) which has been complied by the Rural and Environmental Science and Analytical Services division (RESAS) in the Scottish Government (SG). It presents an overall picture of Scottish agriculture using data from the various agricultural surveys that RESAS manage.
The various sections bring together the information on related subjects from three sets of data.
2012 June Census and December survey of farms.
Farm Accounts survey 2011-12 which collects statistics from the business accounts of around 500 farms in Scotland.
Total Income from Farming 2011 and 2012, estimates of the output values and associated input costs of Scottish agriculture which underpins the Scottish Agricultural Account which is submitted to the EC every year.