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Results from the June 2018 Scottish Agricultural Census

Results from the June 2018 Scottish Agricultural Census

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

ISBN: 9781787812871

Statistics regarding the area of crops and other farmland, livestock, agriculture workforce and rented farmland, for Scotland 2018.

Executive Summary

Poor weather affected the output of Scottish agriculture over the past year. Sheep and cattle numbers fell and there were reductions in the areas of cereals and potatoes. However, the area of soft fruit, which is less dependent on weather conditions, has seen an increase.