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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.

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Agriculture; crops, livestock and land use by general farm type, region

Agricultural census; crops, livestock, land use and corresponding number of holdings by general farm type and region

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Growth in organic livestock farming

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

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Households used more water in 2020, companies less

In 2020, mains water consumption in the Netherlands was up by more than 2.5 percent on the previous year.

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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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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.

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Livestock on agricultural holdings: reference date 1 April and 1 December

Livestock on agricultural holdings with a Standard Ouptut >= 3000 euro, grazing livestock and housed animals at 1 April and 1 December

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Other biogas

Gas mainly derived through active fermentation of organic material from waste water purification in manufacturing industries and fermentation of organic waste at farms

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Ecological agriculture and farming of animals

Production in agriculture and horticulture without the use of fertiliser and chemical pesticides.

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Lower crop yields in organic farming

Last year, 2 percent of corn, bulbs and turnips in the Netherlands were grown on organic farms. Organic crop yields are (much) lower than traditionally grown crop yields.

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Milk supply and dairy production by dairy factories

Milk supply by dairy farms, production of butter, cheese, milk powder, concentrated milk and whey powder

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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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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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Renewable electricity; production and capacity

Production and capacity of renewable energy Hydro power, wind energy, solar energy, biomass

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Renewable energy; consumption by energy source, technology and application

Renewable energy; final consumption energy sources/techniques, energy application

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Government expenditure and consumption; functions, transactions, sectors

Government expenditure and final consumption by function (COFOG): General public services, defense, health, education and social protection

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