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1034: Organic Farming

This paper is taken from the Defra publication ‘Agriculture in the United Kingdom 2009’

Year of Publication2010

The area of fully organic land rose by 13% in 2008 but in-conversion land fell by 5.6%; 84% was permanent and temporary pasture; half of organically managed land in the United Kingdom was in England; the southwest region has the highest proportion of producers. The total area of organic land is about 4% of the total UK farmed area.

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