• Agricultural Production Statistics: June 2012

    Posted on May 13, 2013 by in Agriculture, Beef, Dairy, Horticulture, Red Meat, Sheep and Lamb

    On Monday Statistics NZ released the Agricultural Production Statistics: June 2012.

    Key facts as at 30 June 2012:

    • Dairy cattle numbers were 6.4 million, up 1.2 million from 2007.
    • Sheep numbers were 31.3 million, down 7.2 million from 2007.
    • Beef numbers were 3.7 million, down 660,000 from 2007.
    • The planted area of wine grapes increased 17 percent from 2007 (to 34,560 hectares).

    During the year ended 30 June 2012:

    • The area of wheat harvested increased 35 percent from 2007 (to 54,800 hectares);
    • The area of irrigable land increased 17 percent from 2007 (to 721,700 hectares).

    The Agricultural Production Statistics: June 2012 report and supporting excel tables including the supplementary statistics for Federation of Māori Authorities

    http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/industry_sectors/agriculture-horticulture-forestry/AgriculturalProduction_final_HOTPJun12final.aspx

     

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