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Ecological agriculture and farming of animals

Production in agriculture and horticulture without the use of fertiliser and chemical pesticides.

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Agriculture; crops, livestock and land use by general farm type, region

Agricultural census; crops, livestock, land use and corresponding number of holdings by general farm type and region

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585 additional organic farms since 2015

Relative to 2021, the total area under organic farming in the Netherlands this year has increased by 3.6 percent to slightly over 80 thousand hectares. This is 59.0 percent more than in 2015.

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Lower nitrogen and phosphate output from animal manure

In 2021, total nitrogen output from animal manure amounted to 474 million kg, nearly 16 million kg less than in 2020 and over 6 percent below the nitrogen oxides emission ceiling. Phosphorus output...

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Livestock on agricultural holdings: reference date 1 April and 1 December

Livestock on agricultural holdings with a Standard Ouptut >= 3000 euro, grazing livestock and housed animals at 1 April and 1 December

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Households used more water in 2020, companies less

In 2020, mains water consumption in the Netherlands was up by more than 2.5 percent on the previous year.

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Slightly higher agricultural income in 2022

In 2022, the Dutch agricultural sector generated 1.9 percent more income than in 2021. At the same time, animal output dropped slightly (-0.7 percent) while crop output fell relatively sharply by...

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Zoo

A collection of animals, birds, reptiles, fish, dolphins, safari park, nature park etc accessible to the public, excl. animal shelters, children's farms, deer parks or travelling show.

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Agriculture’s consumption unchanged for 25 years, despite higher output

Since 1995, the volume of Dutch agricultural production has grown by 20 percent. Nevertheless, there was no increase in the agricultural consumption of environmentally harmful substances such as...

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Dutch well-being high, but under increasing pressure

it is becoming more difficult to maintain this level of well-being. Many elements of Dutch natural capital are showing systemic deterioration, with increasing pressure on plant and animal...

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Livestock manure; production, transport and use, key figures

Manure production, nitrogen and phosphate in manure, nitrogen losses Manure processing, manure exports and manure use

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Live animal exports stood at 1.8 billion euros in 2020

In 2020, the Netherlands exported 1.8 billion euros worth of live animals.

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Growth in organic livestock farming

The size of the organic farming sector increased again in 2018.

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Lower farm income due to less dairy cattle, dry summer

Agricultural income per annual work unit has declined in 2018; by nearly 11 percent relative to 2017.

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Milk supply and dairy production by dairy factories

Milk supply by dairy farms, production of butter, cheese, milk powder, concentrated milk and whey powder

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International trade; import and export value, SITC (3 digits), countries

Import, export value and trade balance of goods; SITC (3 digits) and countries.

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Nutrient surplus in agriculture

Output and value added in Dutch agriculture have increased in recent years, while the surplus of nitrogen and phosphorus has decreased.

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Agriculture; labour force by region

Agricultural census; number of persons, annual work units and corresponding number of holdings by region

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Less nitrogen and phosphate excretion from livestock manure

In 2021, the total amount of nitrogen excreted by Dutch livestock stood at 471 million kg.

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Agricultural income up by 1 percent in 2021

In 2021, the income of the agricultural sector is 1 percent higher than in 2020. This year’s animal output is below the level of 2020, but crop output has increased.

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Storage capacity for animal manure substantially increased

In 2007, 95 percent of dairy and pig farms in the Netherlands had provisions to store semi-liquid manure for six months or longer.

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Arable crop area 2 percent larger

In 2022, the agricultural area devoted to arable crop farming has increased by 10.5 thousand hectares (2.0 percent) to 536 thousand ha.

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Biogasoline

Gasoline made of vegetable or animal matter.

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Ammonia emissions from animal housing still too high

Two-thirds of laying hens in the Netherlands were housed in so-called low-emission sheds in 2008. Most meat chickens, porkers, and sows were still housed in facilities where too much ammonia is...

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