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22 results for keyword:arable crops

More seed onions harvested, fewer potatoes

In 2023, the gross crop yield for seed onions rose by 9.2 percent compared to the previous year.

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Arable crop area up by 3 percent

As of 2023, the agricultural area devoted to arable crop farming has increased by 14.4 thousand to 549 thousand hectares.

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Arable crops; production, to region

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Gross seed onion yield down 17.2 percent

In 2022, the gross yield of seed onions was 17.2 percent lower than in the previous year. Gross yields of wheat and barley were up, by 22.7 and by 44.1 percent respectively.

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Protein crop cultivation slightly increased

In 2022, cultivation of protein-rich crops such as alfalfa, field beans and soybeans has increased slightly.

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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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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.

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Gross seed onion yield 4 percent lower in 2020

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.

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Soybean imports from Brazil up by 40 percent

In the first six months of 2020, the Netherlands imported 1.6 billion kg of soybeans from Brazil.

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Less protein crop farming in the Netherlands

Cultivation of protein crops such as alfalfa, field beans and soybeans has decreased this year.

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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.

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Record cereal yields per hectare

Dutch arable farmers achieved a record harvest of the cereal varieties wheat and barley.

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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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Growth in organic livestock farming

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

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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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Increase in sugar beet cultivation

The cultivation area for sugar beets in the Netherlands grew by 21 percent in just one year.

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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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Sugar beet cultivation reduced, more seed potatoes grown

The cultivation of sugar beets, ware potatoes, starch potatoes, summer wheat and grain maize is reduced in 2015. The cultivation areas for seed potatoes, seed onions, winter wheat and barley have...

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Smaller potato and seed onion crops

According to the first results of the Agricultural Survey 2009, the area used to grow ware potatoes has shrunk in 2009 relative to one year previously. The sand and peat soil areas used to grow ware...

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Arable crops considerably smaller

The 2005 arable output was substantially smaller than in the previous year. This is almost entirely due to a smaller yield per hectare and a decrease of arable land.

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Top arable crops

The yields per hectare of the main arable crops in the Netherlands were substantially higher in 2004 than in the preceding years. One hectare of potatoes yielded an average 46 tonnes, 6 percent more...

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