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Scottish Agricultural Census - provisional results: June 2020

Published: 6 Oct 2020

Provisional results from the 2020 June Agricultural Census on land use, crop areas, livestock and the number of people working on agricultural holdings.

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Scottish Agricultural Census - provisional results: June 2020
More area used to grow vegetables for human consumption

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

A chart showing the area used to grow vegetables for human consumption and vegetables for stockfeed.

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.


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Email: agric.stats@gov.scot