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The total agricultural area in applications is about the same as last year
According to the applications for EU-subsidies, the total area of arable land decreased by about 1 per cent or 12,400 hectares between the years 2006 and 2007 in Sweden. The total area of pasture and meadowland has decreased by about 5 per cent or 31,800 hectares. Thus the total agricultural area has decreased by roughly 1 per cent or 44,100 hectares.
Areas under cereals and potatoes are about the same as last year
The cultivation of cereals is estimated to increase by 0.2 per cent or 2,100 hectares in the year 2007 compared to 2006. The area for spring barley, winter barley and rye is expected to increase, while the other cereal crops are expected to decrease. The total area of potatoes is estimated to be 28,500 hectares in the year 2007, which is an increase by roughly 2 per cent or 500 hectares since 2006. The area of sugar beets decreases by roughly 6 per cent or 2,800 hectares in the year 2007 compared to 2006.
The area of rape and turnip rape decreases slightly
The cultivation of rape and turnip rape stop the upwards going trend that it has had the in the past years. The total area of rape and turnip rape decreased by roughly 3 per cent or 2,900 hectares in the year 2007 compared to 2006.