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One example will suffice. A key set of statistics at the United Kingdom level is the series for agricultural output, input and net income, (described in outline at a later point in this chapter, and in chapter 7). The table has never been reproduced in Agricultural Statistics, United Kingdom, but there were calculations for Scotland and Northern Ireland in the country sources. Anyone tempted to derive English material by difference would have been disappointed: there was no corresponding table in the Welsh volume.

Weekly prices paid to growers for baled hay and straw are also available. 11 In Northern Ireland, market prices for fat cattle and sheep are received daily from all livestock auction markets. Weekly reports of numbers and prices of store and breeding animals are obtained from representative auction markets. Producer prices for table poultry are supplied weekly by packing stations; those received for potatoes and grain are obtained weekly from merchants. Growers' prices for fruit and vegetables are collected by an official of the Department of Agriculture, Northern Ireland (DANI) at Belfast Market on Fridays.

175] provides details of the area under crops and grass for five years for Wales and by county for the latest two years. F'requency distribution analyses of various crops by crop and farm size groups 36 FACTORS OF PRODUCTION 37 at the June census are also included. 59] analyses area by type of crop and grassland for the latest few years and decennially since 1938. 20]. 23] to preserve some continuity with the more detailed data published in previous volumes of Agricultural Statistics. 157] by MAFF of the various crops and grass area in England and Wales at the June census at National, Regional and County level and can be obtained on request.

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