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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 A2 (i) Area of cereals(1), root crops and horticultural crops, 2010 to 2014

                                                                                                    '000 ha

 

Average

2010-14

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

(prov)

Wheat

104.7

111.4

115.4

100.6

86.8

109.0

Winter barley

46.3

48.0

45.5

42.8

42.7

52.5

Spring barley

273.1

242.4

262.9

289.2

296.4

274.4

Total barley

319.4

290.4

308.4

332.0

339.1

326.9

Oats

25.0

23.0

21.7

23.7

31.7

25.1

Triticale

0.6

0.7

0.6

0.6

0.5

0.5

Oilseed rape

36.4

36.0

38.4

36.6

33.7

37.1

Potato – early ware(2)

0.3

0.4

0.3

0.2

0.3

0.2

Potato – maincrop ware (2)

18.5

19.4

19.3

18.5

18.0

17.2

Potato – seed(2)

11.2

11.6

11.5

10.8

10.9

11.1

Vining peas

6.6

6.5

6.3

6.6

6.6

6.9

Tomatoes (ha)

3.2

3.1

3.9

3.3

3.3

2.6

Raspberries

0.4

0.5

0.5

0.4

0.4

0.3

Strawberries

0.9

0.9

0.9

0.9

0.9

0.9

(1) Crop yield estimates are taken mainly from the Cereal Production Survey. Some estimation from industry experts has been included in the yield and production estimates for winter barley, oats, triticale and oilseed rape.

(2) The yield and production figures are partly based on Scottish Agricultural College and British Potato Council estimates.

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