Official Statistics

May 2014 farming and food brief

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


May 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:

  • total factor productivity of the UK agricultural industry 2013, 1st estimate
  • UK cereal supply and demand estimates 2013/14
Published 4 June 2014