Official Statistics

July 2014 farming and food brief

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


July 2014 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:

  • fall in cereal prices

  • profitability and resilience of farms in England from 2010/11 to 2012/13

  • soil nutrient balances 2013

  • farm practices survey 2014

Published 6 August 2014