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131] includes the production area of the main farm crops and the cropped area of vegetables and fruit by type of crop covering the latest seven years. 141] contains figures for the current year of total area and agricultural area for the United Kingdom; for countries separately and also for each Standard Region of England. The June census results are available at parish and Agricultural Development and Advisory Service (ADAS) area levels on special application to MAFF. Parish statistics for Scotland from the June census are available from the Scottish Record Office.

The table is in 'value' terms for food as an aggregate (this contrasts, for example, with the Annual Review information expressed in tonnage or volume), with the added benefit of distinguishing between "all food" and "indigeneous type" food. The share of the cost of processing and distribution is also isolated in the table, which provides the only regularly published information on an important topic. 16 Relevant information also appears in other sections of the Abstract. The main items are:(a) A record of 'employees in employment' for 'agriculture, forestry and fishing', with 'agriculture and horticulture' separately indentified on the Department of Employment classification basis.

B) The holding did not return a full-time farmer or worker. (c) The holding had an annuallabour requirement ofless than 100smd. (d) The holding had less than 100 square metres of glass. (e) The occupier did not farm another holding. 4 To maintain records periodic enquiries are made on minor holdings every four or five years using a simplified form. Decisions are then made concerning the need to promote from the minor to the major category, while similarly in any year a holding for which areturn has been made may be transferred to the minor list.

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