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Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture 2015

Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture 2015 presenting an overall picture of Scottish agriculture using data from the various agricultural surveys that RESAS manage.

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Table C4 Number of holdings with crops and grass and area of crops and grass by region and sub-region, June 2014

 

North West

North East

South East

South East

South West

Total

Shetland

Orkney

Eileanan

an Iar

Highland

Total

Grampian

Total

Tayside

Fife

Lothian

Scottish

Borders

Total

East

Central

Argyll

& Bute

Clyde

Valley

Ayrshire

Dumfries &

Galloway

Scotland

Crops and fallow:

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

holdings

Wheat

110

0

c

c

c

544

544

1,655

619

347

304

385

403

64

9

66

84

180

2,712

Barley: Winter

80

0

7

0

73

635

635

956

313

191

174

278

307

c

c

58

66

142

1,978

Spring

1,094

c

431

c

640

2,848

2,848

2,501

1,236

440

358

467

1,327

c

c

296

305

457

7,770

Total

1,108

c

436

c

649

2,936

2,936

2,729

1,277

483

403

566

1,408

189

91

318

320

490

8,181

Oats, triticale and mixed grain

391

21

35

135

200

318

318

641

225

139

62

215

258

105

6

39

21

87

1,608

Rape for oilseed and linseed

82

c

0

c

c

389

389

734

301

101

133

199

30

16

0

c

c

8

1,235

Potatoes

819

64

103

290

362

513

513

1,238

831

191

98

118

116

9

18

20

35

34

2,686

Peas and beans for combining

14

0

0

6

8

14

14

169

48

35

27

59

25

15

0

c

c

c

222

Stockfeeding crops

716

88

156

64

408

779

779

608

241

74

65

228

620

41

55

114

105

305

2,723

Vegetables for human consumption

431

36

38

136

221

292

292

783

453

155

76

99

133

12

34

26

32

29

1,639

Orchard and soft fruit

194

c

c

47

140

88

88

149

80

22

18

29

97

c

c

37

13

23

528

Bulbs, flowers and nursery stock

43

c

c

11

24

39

39

83

55

9

13

6

40

c

c

9

8

c

205

All other crops

695

45

164

97

389

707

707

988

385

156

149

298

479

64

48

105

94

168

2,869

Fallow land: 5 years or less

302

5

13

55

229

859

859

850

387

196

139

128

165

38

10

41

29

47

2,176

more than 5 years

258

6

31

87

134

156

156

174

81

36

27

30

115

14

14

31

32

24

703

Total crops and fallow

3,204

204

639

690

1,671

3,722

3,722

3,736

1,661

645

571

859

2,531

324

220

549

527

911

13,193

Grass and rough grazing:

Grass under 5 years old

4,793

247

835

1,135

2,576

4,473

4,473

4,001

1,655

649

607

1,090

4,456

536

394

c

c

1,655

17,723

Grass 5 years old and over

13,903

1,433

1,456

4,250

6,764

5,984

5,984

6,717

2,533

1,100

1,043

2,041

10,686

1,156

1,421

2,488

2,233

3,388

37,290

Sole right grazing

10,798

1,272

1,000

2,858

5,668

3,399

3,399

3,076

1,232

476

447

921

5,611

503

1,329

1,142

978

1,659

22,884

Common grazing

1,051

162

21

318

550

6

6

0

0

0

0

0

68

0

59

c

c

0

1,125

Total grass and rough grazing

20,908

1,965

1,941

6,610

10,392

8,244

8,244

8,403

3,281

1,390

1,359

2,373

13,135

1,437

1,961

3,031

2,709

3,997

50,690

Utilised Agricultural Area (UAA)(3)

21,266

1,975

1,979

6,705

10,607

8,635

8,635

8,919

3,565

1,467

1,451

2,436

13,341

1,471

1,985

3,088

2,762

4,035

52,161

Woodland

2,438

48

53

167

2,170

2,603

2,603

3,191

1,057

443

517

1,174

4,041

500

580

893

757

1,311

12,273

Other land

6,583

800

814

1,280

3,689

4,001

4,001

4,304

1,690

674

655

1,285

6,460

701

1,043

1,381

1,269

2,066

21,348

Total agricultural area

21,569

1,980

2,005

6,734

10,850

8,861

8,861

9,230

3,668

1,534

1,518

2,510

13,714

1,528

2,037

3,210

2,833

4,106

53,374

Crops and fallow:

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

hectares

Wheat

3,547

0

c

c

c

16,744

16,744

80,631

24,504

15,681

17,681

22,765

8,102

2,289

83

1,067

1,229

3,434

109,023

Barley: Winter

1,549

0

26

0

1,523

20,137

20,137

25,906

7,277

4,793

5,133

8,702

4,916

c

c

785

784

2,573

52,507

Spring

27,592

c

4,333

c

23,173

113,346

113,346

105,049

54,835

17,684

14,497

18,033

28,391

c

c

6,069

5,587

9,290

274,377

Total

29,140

c

4,359

c

24,696

133,483

133,483

130,954

62,112

22,477

19,630

26,735

33,307

6,576

1,644

6,854

6,371

11,863

326,884

Oats, triticale and mixed grain

2,567

18

163

278

2,108

4,679

4,679

15,400

4,811

3,923

1,216

5,449

3,571

1,849

24

407

125

1,166

26,216

Rape for oilseed and linseed

1,985

c

0

c

c

11,946

11,946

22,525

7,671

2,793

4,781

7,280

685

372

0

c

c

228

37,140

Potatoes

1,585

21

30

32

1,503

5,675

5,675

20,568

13,834

2,976

1,593

2,165

683

37

9

65

338

234

28,511

Peas and beans for combining

118

0

0

0

118

134

134

2,767

664

444

451

1,208

362

178

0

c

c

c

3,381

Stockfeeding crops

2,466

97

669

50

1,651

4,408

4,408

5,662

1,791

574

792

2,505

6,037

300

377

1,008

920

3,431

18,574

Vegetables for human consumption

507

34

11

13

448

2,127

2,127

13,435

7,973

2,449

1,228

1,786

194

46

7

69

58

14

16,262

Orchard and soft fruit

35

c

c

3

32

41

41

635

557

50

15

12

46

c

c

29

2

10

757

Bulbs, flowers and nursery stock

59

c

c

1

56

397

397

705

650

9

44

2

114

c

c

10

8

c

1,276

All other crops

762

16

200

16

530

2,144

2,144

4,689

2,493

683

436

1,078

1,490

271

54

473

194

496

9,085

Fallow land: 5 years or less

840

7

44

74

715

2,424

2,424

3,235

1,415

769

515

536

948

193

80

281

250

146

7,447

more than 5 years

2,575

11

235

180

2,149

611

611

888

375

131

259

123

390

65

26

92

166

41

4,463

Total crops and fallow

46,186

287

5,713

650

39,536

184,810

184,810

302,093

128,849

52,958

48,641

71,645

55,930

12,179

2,312

10,462

9,717

21,260

589,018

Grass and rough grazing:

Grass under 5 years old

58,142

899

16,858

1,318

39,067

125,760

125,760

106,684

35,454

13,827

13,055

44,348

135,156

11,936

10,282

c

c

66,279

425,742

Grass 5 years old and over

182,239

26,462

32,821

23,455

99,501

71,230

71,230

189,975

62,836

17,430

25,348

84,361

438,944

38,546

56,520

83,401

95,013

165,464

882,387

Sole right grazing

1,535,015

53,915

34,194

58,298

1,388,608

214,035

214,035

536,343

357,796

4,399

31,223

142,926

771,461

106,745

342,571

76,545

87,341

158,261

3,056,855

Common grazing(2)

568,957

66,629

2,294

216,162

283,872

5,028

5,028

0

0

0

0

0

10,278

0

8,940

c

c

0

584,263

Total grass and rough grazing

2,344,352

147,904

86,167

299,233

1,811,048

416,053

416,053

833,002

456,086

35,656

69,626

271,634

1,355,840

157,227

418,312

182,523

207,775

390,003

4,949,247

Utilised Agricultural Area (UAA)(3)

2,390,538

148,191

91,880

299,883

1,850,585

600,864

600,864

1,135,095

584,935

88,614

118,266

343,280

1,411,769

169,405

420,624

192,985

217,492

411,263

5,538,265

Woodland

173,878

34

60

1,004

172,780

70,423

70,423

94,030

44,774

5,759

10,690

32,808

141,029

19,533

49,219

17,405

19,336

35,535

479,359

Other land

81,959

1,170

914

1,412

78,463

17,776

17,776

18,219

9,497

1,787

2,517

4,418

44,653

3,418

19,313

5,308

6,343

10,272

162,607

Total agricultural area

2,646,375

149,395

92,854

302,299

2,101,827

689,062

689,062

1,247,343

639,205

96,159

131,473

380,506

1,597,451

192,356

489,155

215,698

243,171

457,070

6,180,231

(1) Includes lupins and maize.

(2) Inclusion of common grazing land brings total agricultural area in Scotland to a higher level than that published in the June agricultural census.

(3) Utilised agricultural area excludes woodland and other land such as yards and derelict land etc.

c data suppressed to prevent disclosure of individual holdings.

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