Official Statistics

October 2014 farming and food brief

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



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:

  • UK Harvest 2014
  • Farm incomes for 2013/14
  • UK croppable area 2014
  • Farm gate milk prices September 2014