Interesting Agriculture Facts.

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Explore interesting facts about agriculture, the UK's crop production, farm economics, and the potential of agri-tech innovation. Learn key statistics about land usage, crop values, and the importance of agriculture in the UK economy. Discover how technological advancements are shaping the future of farming and addressing global food challenges.

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  1. Interesting Agriculture Facts

  2. The worlds population is due to increase by almost 40% to 9.7 billion. The changes in the agricultural sector and meeting global food challenges is more important than ever

  3. 57% of all the land in the UK is used for agriculture. 5.4% of UK land is used to grow crops.

  4. UK crops produced each year by value 2.9 billion 1.5 billion 897 million 764 million 759 million Cereals Vegetables Potatoes Oilseed Rape Fruit

  5. For every 1 invested in farm support . Farming delivers 7.40 back to the economy

  6. There are 280,000 farms in the UK and East Anglia is the top crop-producing region.

  7. A large tractor can do in a day what used to take 100 people a week

  8. Our new 2million Agri-Tech Centre helps the community gain experience of the latest smart farming technologies and have opportunities to collaborate on real-world projects to improve productivity and profitability. The UK agri-tech sector contributes 14.3 billion to the UK economy

  9. The iconic British countryside, which farmers manage, generates over 21 billion in tourism income each year

  10. 5.5 million Tonnes of potatoes are produced in the UK each year ...Thats enough to make around 27.5 billion packets of crisps!

  11. The UK produces 7.8 million tonnes of wheat for bread making annually, and the average person buys 43 loaves per year!

  12. 60% of food eaten in the UK is grown in Britain and 77% of shoppers agree its important to support British farmers.

  13. If the land used for crop production was a perfect square, it would take you just over 22 days to walk the perimeter without any breaks!