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16 results for keyword:agricultural crops

Agricultural nitrogen surplus higher after summer drought of 2022

In 2022, the agricultural nitrogen surplus, i.e., that part of excess nitrogen which is not fixed in animal and plant products, increased by 6.5 percent year on year to a total of 312 million kg.

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Vegetables; yield and cultivated area per kind of vegetable

Area and yield per vegetable Area, yield, kind of vegetable

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Water use; industry and total private households

Tap water use, groundwater, surface water, industries, private household. Water use or abstraction by industry and type of water

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Household and farm water usage surged in 2018

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).

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Sugar beet harvest in Europe down

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.

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Increased cultivation of protein crops

The agricultural area utilised for the cultivation of protein crops in the Netherlands stood at 9 thousand hectares in 2018,, an increase of 38 percent relative to 2008 (5.6 hectares).

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Brussels sprouts exports hit record high

Brussels sprouts exports have risen most significantly among the winter vegetables.

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Pumpkin production: fewer patches, more exports

In 2018, one-quarter of the 754 ha of pumpkin cultivation area is in Flevoland province. The total pumpkin cultvation area has declined in most provinces. Pumpkin trade was slightly higher...

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More sustainable cocoa processed

An increasingly large proportion of cocoa purchased by Dutch cocoa processing companies is certified sustainable according to the Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality.

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Upscaling of greenhouse vegetable production

The number of greenhouse vegetable growers decreased by 85 percent between 1980 and 2017.

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Quinoa trade has tripled in four years

Dutch quinoa imports has tripled in the past four years, to approximately 5.5 million kg in 2016.

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Fewer growers produce more strawberries

The number of strawberry growers was reduced by nearly half between 2006 and 2017.

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Fewer bulb growers cultivating more land

The number of flower bulb farms has decreased by 40 percent since 2000.

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Netherlands fifth-largest asparagus producer in Europe

Asparagus production grew again in 2016, especiallyl in southwest Noord-Brabant and north Limburg.

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Organic farming grows in poultry and dairy sectors

Organic farming has grown in the past ten years.

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