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Cereal Farmers

Volume 113: debated on Monday 30 March 1987

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what is the average holding of a farmer growing predominantly cereals in the United Kingdom; and how many cereal farmers there are.

At the June 1986 agricultural census ther were 19,600 specialist cereals holdings in the United Kingdom; the average size of these holdings was 102.3 hectares. The total number of all holdings growing cereals was 92,200.