Sample for the Dutch FADN 2017

Roskam, J.L.; van der Meer, R.W.; van der Veen, H.B.


The FADN (Farm Accountancy Data Network) is a European instrument for evaluating the income of agricultural holdings and the impacts of the Common Agricultural Policy. The farms included in the Dutch FADN are a sample of agricultural and horticultural companies from the Agricultural Census. This report explains the background of the sample and the developments concerning the population and sample of 2017. All phases - from the determination of the selection plan, the recruitment of farms to the quality control of the final sample - are described in this report.