Farm structure census 2014 – Organic farming continues to grow

Neuchâtel, 11.08.2015 - (FSO) – According to the Federal Statistical Office (FSO), Switzerland had just over 54,000 agricultural holdings in 2014 (-2.1% compared with 2013) and a stable utilised agricultural area of around one million hectares. Organic farming continued to grow and has been adopted by more than 11% of holdings.

This press release and further information on this topic can be found on the FSO website (see link below)

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