Slightly smaller pig herd, barely reduced cattle herdArticles
In 2021, the pig herd in the Netherlands was slightly reduced year-on-year to almost 11.4 million.
The Netherlands in Numbers, 2020Publications
The Netherlands in Numbers, 2020 is the successor to Trends in the Netherlands and the Statistical Yearbooks and Pocket Books.
Gross seed onion yield 4 percent lower in 2020Articles
In 2020, the gross seed onion yield declined by 4 percent relative to the previous year. The gross yield of ware potatoes remained virtually unchanged.
Less protein crop farming in the NetherlandsArticles
Cultivation of protein crops such as alfalfa, field beans and soybeans has decreased this year.
Decline in pig farmingArticles
The number of pig-producing farms has decreased by 12.0 percent from over 4 thousand in 2019 to 3.6 thousand in 2020.
Household and farm water usage surged in 2018Articles
In 2018, drinking water consumption by Dutch households increased by 7 percent relative to one year previously. The agricultural sector used considerably more water than in 2017 (150 percent).
Decline in farmland flora and fauna as of 1900Articles
Flora and fauna on Dutch farmland have gone through substantial changes over the 20th century.
Less nitrogen, phosphate in manure due to fewer cattleArticles
In 2019, nitrogen excretion in animal manure decreased by 2.6 percent on the previous year, to 490 million kg. This is below the nitrogen oxides emission ceiling that has been imposed on Dutch livestock farmers by the European Union.
Record cereal yields per hectareArticles
Dutch arable farmers achieved a record harvest of the cereal varieties wheat and barley.
Again more cattle grazingArticles
The share of grazing cattle increased again last year, with 71 percent of the dairy herd grazing outdoors against 65 percent in 2016.
National cattle herd declining slightlyArticles
On 1 April 2019, the national bovine herd of the Netherlands stood at nearly 3.8 million.
From trainee to big data expertArticles
My company’s expertise lies in the field of labour market issues
Sugar beet harvest in Europe downArticles
In 2018, sugar beet yields were lower in nearly all countries of the EU-28 than one year previously. In the Netherlands, the yield per hectare was down by 18 percent.
CBS experiments with agricultural sensor dataArticles
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) is continuously innovating, also in the field of business data collection. We...
Phosphate output from livestock manure down againArticles
Phosphate production in livestock manure declined further in 2018
Brussels sprouts exports hit record highArticles
Brussels sprouts exports have risen most significantly among the winter vegetables.
Lower farm income due to less dairy cattle, dry summerArticles
Agricultural income per annual work unit has declined in 2018; by nearly 11 percent relative to 2017.
Again fewer cows and more goatsArticles
On 1 April 2018, there were nearly 4 million head of cattle in the Netherlands, a decline of over 178 thousand (4 percent) on one year previously.
Stable share of female farmersArticles
The share of women in agriculture fluctuates around one-third of the total number of persons employed in that sector.
Increase in sugar beet cultivationArticles
The cultivation area for sugar beets in the Netherlands grew by 21 percent in just one year.
Statistics Netherlands visualises green growthArticles
the results of ‘green growth’, based on the themes economic opportunities and natural resources.
Turnover in dairy farming sector upArticles
Dairy sector turnover has risen by 30 percent on average over the past three quarters
The Netherlands largest importer of insects in the EUArticles
The Netherlands is the largest importer of live insects in the EU with an import value of 8.2 million euros.
8 in 10 working millionaires are self-employedArticles
Eighty percent of working millionaire breadwinners are self-employed.