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This report provides final data for 2015 on yield per hectare and total production of cereal crops, dried pulses, oilseed crops, annual plants harvested green, potatoes and temporary grasses. The results are presented for counties, production areas and for all of Sweden.
The tables show the number of observations, yield per hectare in kilogram (kg), crop areas and total production in metric tonnes. Standard errors are given for yield per hectare, total production, unharvested areas and areas harvested as green fodder.
Cereals, dried pulses and oilseed crops
The total production of cereal crops for the whole country is estimated at 6 168 800 tonnes, including grain maize. This is 7% more than in 2014 and 24% more than the average for the last five years.
The total production of winter wheat is estimated at 2 984 800 tonnes which is an increase of over 50% compared to the average of the last five years and equivalent to over 48% of the total production of cereal crops.
The total production of peas is estimated at 83 100 tonnes, which is 36 600 tonnes more than the previous year. The total production of field beans (Vicia faba L.) is estimated at 99 100 tonnes.
The 2015 harvest of rape and turnip rape is estimated at 359 300 tonnes. This is 10% more than in 2014 and 19% more than the average for the last five years. The total production of oil flax is estimated at 13 900 tonnes.
Since 1998, statistics on crop yields for cereals, dried pulses and oilseed crops have been based on an interview survey. Beginning in 2005, the farmers can also use the Internet as a tool for data delivery to Statistics Sweden.
The sample of the 2015 survey consists of 4 381 holdings. The survey was carried out in October and November. Information was requested for total farm production in tonnes of these crops and their average moisture content. Yields per hectare at the farm level are calculated by dividing the production by the crop area of the farm. Unharvested crop areas are included and will lower the yield per hectare. Crop area statistics have been calculated from final statistics on usage of arable land. The figures on areas are mainly based on data from the Swedish administrative database for agricultural subsidies, IACS. Crop areas cut as green fodder have been excluded when it comes to areas for the production of grain. Unharvested areas and areas cut as green fodder are presented in separate tables.
The results are presented for table potatoes and potatoes for processing of starch. The yield per hectare for table potatoes for the entire country is estimated at 31 530 kgs and the total production is estimated at 525 200 tonnes. The corresponding figures on potatoes for processing of starch are 42 960 kgs per hectare and 277 300 tonnes, respectively.
The results for 2015 are based on a survey with a sample of 909 holdings for table potatoes and a sample of 190 holdings for potatoes for processing starch. The areas are based on statistics from IACS.
Tables 20 and 21 show the number of observations, the total and reduced yields per hectare in kg and total production in metric tonnes. Standard errors are also presented. Unharvested areas are shown in table 30. As for reduced yields, the yield per hectare is reduced for small, blighted and green potatoes for table potatoes. The reduction for potatoes for processing of starch is made only for blighted potatoes. These reductions are made with standard values, derived from the objective potato surveys conducted until 1998. Adjustments in the reduced yields have also been made for unharvested areas, which have lowered the yield per hectare. The unharvested area 2015 was estimated at 1.1% for table potatoes and 0.1% for potatoes for processing of starch.
The total production of temporary grasses is estimated at 5 382 200 tonnes and the yield per hectare at 6 240 kgs per hectare, at 16.5% moisture content. The results are presented in tables 23–27.
The results are based on a sample of 1 269 holdings.
The survey covers only temporary grasses harvested as hay, hay-silage or silage including regrowth. It does not cover temporary grazings or regrowth from temporary grasses which are grazed.