Cereal and oilseed rape harvest - first estimates: 2018

Initial estimates of area, yield and production for winter and spring barely, wheat, oats and oilseed rape, for the 2018 harvest.

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Data Sources and More Information

Data Source

First estimates of the Scottish Cereal and Oilseed Rape Harvest are made at the annual Crop Report Meeting. A panel of experts from the Scottish cereal industry provide their estimates of the harvest yields and these are applied to provisional data for areas sown.

Final estimates of cereal areas will be published in the June Agricultural Census on 9th October.

Final estimates of the 2018 cereal harvest will be available in December. These are based on data gathered from a sample of farms across Scotland.

Data Tables and Methodology

The data used to create the charts in this publication and the methodology document are available online at https://www.gov.scot/stats/bulletins/01316 

If you have any questions or comments about this publication, please email agric.stats@gov.scot or phone 0300 244 9718.

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