Official Statistics

July 2013 farming and food brief

News, economics and statistics relating to the UK’s farming and food industries.


July 2013 farming and food brief

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This monthly paper produced by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) brings together the latest key information relating to agriculture and the wider economy. In particular it highlights the results of recently published economic and statistical evidence and research.

Topics this month include:

  • milk prices
  • soil nutrient balances
  • crop area estimates (source: Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board - Home Grown Cereals Authority)
  • harvest update
Published 2 August 2013