Sample for the Dutch FADN 2016

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


The farms included in the Dutch FADN (Farm Accountancy Data Network) are a sample of agricultural and horticultural companies from the Agricultural Census. The FADN is a European instrument for evaluating the income of agricultural holdings and the impacts of the Common Agricultural Policy. This report explains the background of the sample and the developments concerning the population and sample of 2016. 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.