Livestock pigs, 1981- 2020Figures
Livestock pigs, number of piglets, sows and boars in April and December
Use of secondary materials: potential data sourcesPublications
Exploration of potential sources to collect data about the use of secondary materials at the request of the Dutch environmental assessment agency.
More farmers generate income from supplementary activitiesArticles
Non-agricultural activities like agro-tourism, nature conservation and care provision are becoming increasingly popular among farmers and market gardeners.
More than 50 farmers quit every weekArticles
The number of agricultural holdings in the Netherlands has fallen dramatically over the past fifteen years from 120.1 thousand to 76.7 thousand, a declining rate of 55 a week. In the period 2000-2003,...
More than half of farmers supplement their incomesArticles
More than half of agricultural and horticultural enterprises in the Netherlands generated revenues in 2010 by expanding their range of activities or accepting a job not related to their own enterprise....
Single farmers have smaller farmsArticles
Farmers whose partner also works on the farm have larger farms than single farmers or farmers who run their farm without the help of their partner.
Farmers reduce use of fertilizersArticles
Over the past two decades, farmers have been increasingly successful in reducing phosphate fertilization, while crop yields remained the same or even improved. The effectiveness of phosphate-containing...
Nearly 22 thousand small farmers in 2009Articles
Last year, 30 percent of all agricultural and horticultural enterprises in the Netherlands were small-scale businesses.
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.
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.