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Total Income from Farming 2014-16

31st January 2017

Total income from farming is estimated to have increased by £96 million in 2016, after two years of decline. The Chief Statistician in the Scottish Government today published Total Income from Farming Estimates for Scotland 2014-2016, which contains near-final estimates of Total Income from Farming (TIFF) for 2015 and an initial estimate of 2016 TIFF. The…

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June Agricultural Census 2016 – Results

16th November 2016

The latest set of figures on farming in Scotland from the June Agricultural Census 2016, released by Scotland’s Chief Statistician on 25th October, shows a reduction in cereals but an increase in potatoes, sheep, pigs and poultry. There was also a reduction in the workforce, and in the area of secure tenancies. There was an…

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Bank Advances to Scottish Agriculture, 2016

14th September 2016

The National Statistics publication, ‘Bank Advances to Scottish Agriculture, 2016‘ was released by the Chief Statistician on Monday 12th September. A survey of the main banks and other lending institutions showed that, in the year to 31st of May 2016, outstanding loans rose by £177 million. Total outstanding loans to the agricultural sector amounted to £2.20 billion. Accounting for inflation, this was an…

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