Agriculture

(asked on 10th May 2023) - View Source

Question to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs:

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, if she will make an estimate of the number of arable fields that were sown in each of the last five years.


Answered by
Mark Spencer Portrait
Mark Spencer
Minister of State (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
This question was answered on 16th May 2023

Defra does not collect data at a field level, so cannot provide any estimate of the number of arable fields sown. The Rural Payment Agency does have some field level data, but it cannot be used to provide an estimate of the number of arable fields sown.

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