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Farm practices survey October 2012 - current farming issues

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

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FPS October 2012 - current farming issues - statistics notice

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FPS October 2012 - dataset

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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 October 2012. This survey asked questions about a range of topical farming issues. The main topics were:

  • holder age and farm classification
  • precision farming
  • farming advice
  • soils
  • grassland
  • dairy housing
  • buildings
  • disposal and recycling of waste material

The survey also had a section on computer usage, and those results were published on 20th March 2013.

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Published 28 March 2013
Last updated 3 May 2013 + show all updates
  1. Added spreadsheet of data to accompany the statistics notice.
  2. First published.