Sample of Dutch FADN 2011 : design principles and quality of the sample of agricultural and horticultural holdings

Meer, R.W. van der; Veen, H.B. van der; Vrolijk, H.C.J.


For the bookkeeping year 2011, 1,491 farm reports have been delivered to the European Commission. The target number of 1,500 farms has nearly been reached. A difference between the target number of 9 farm reports is within the legally allowed boundaries. Farm data are of major importance in the evaluation of the agricultural policies and the monitoring of the economic developments in the agricultural sector.