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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.
Livestock manure; production, transport and use; key figures, 1950-2017
Manure production, nitrogen and phosphate in manure, nitrogen losses Manure processing, manure exports and manure use
Livestock manure; production, transport and use; key figures, 1950-2013
Manure production, nitrogen and phosphate in manure, nitrogen losses, manure exports, manure processing, manure use
Lower farm income due to less dairy cattle, dry summer
Agricultural income per annual work unit has declined in 2018; by nearly 11 percent relative to 2017.
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).
Lower nitrogen and phosphate output from animal manure
In 2021, total nitrogen output from animal manure amounted to 474 million kg, nearly 16 million kg less than in 2020 and over 6 percent below the nitrogen oxides emission ceiling. Phosphorus output...
Production of livestock manure and nutrients
Calculation of the level of manure production and minerals excretion by Dutch livestock.
Livestock manure and nutrients 1990-2008*
Since 2003 there has been an almost constant level of manure production and excretion of nitrogen and phosphate.
More female farm successors
In 2008, more than 11 thousand farm successors were ready to take over an agricultural or horticultural holding; 8.5 percent of them were women, as against 6.8 percent in 2000.
Monitoring the biobased economy from a macro-economic perspective
This report describes the development, estimation and validation of indicators for a bio-based economy. First a Bio Flow Monitor (BFM) dataset is compiled. From this dataset indicators related to...
Government expenditure and consumption; functions, transactions, sectors
Government expenditure and final consumption by function (COFOG): General public services, defense, health, education and social protection
Single farmers have smaller farms
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.