Arable crop area slightly larger in 2021
In 2021, the agricultural area in the Netherlands devoted to arable crops increased by 1.8 thousand (0.3 percent) to 529 thousand hectares.
Gross seed onion yield nearly 12 percent up
In 2021, the gross yield of seed onions was 11.7 percent higher than in the previous year. The gross yield of ware potatoes declined by 10.7 percent. Sugar beet and wheat crop yields remained...
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.
Slight decline in arable crop area
In 2020, the agricultural area devoted to arable crops in the Netherlands fell by 0.3 percent relative to the previous year.
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.