More area used to grow vegetables for human consumption
Area used to grow vegetables for human consumption: 21,100 hectares
Area used to grow vegetables for stockfeed: 19,300 hectares
The area used to grow vegetables intended for human consumption (excluding potatoes) grew by 13 per cent over the past year. In June 2020 there were 21,100 hectares of vegetables. This increase in area applies to every type of vegetable, with the exception of carrots.
The area used to grow animal feed remained stable. The total area of vegetables for stockfeeding was 19,300 hectares. The peas and beans for stockfeed may also be used for drilling.