National Statistics

Farm practices survey January 2012 - greenhouse gas mitigation measures

Results of the farm practices survey run in England in January 2012.

Documents

FPS January 2012 - greenhouse gas mitigation - statistics notice

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FPS January 2012 - greenhouse gas mitigation - detailed results

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Detail

The Farm Practices Survey (FPS) asks questions about how farming practices in England are affected by current agricultural and environmental issues. This publication gives the results of the FPS run in January 2012. This survey focused on practices relating to greenhouse gas mitigation. The main topics were:

  • nutrient management
  • anaerobic digestion
  • under-drainage
  • fertiliser spreaders
  • manure and slurry storage
  • farm health planning and biosecurity
  • grassland
  • cattle and sheep feeding regimes and breeding practices
  • outwintering

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