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Producer prices for table poultry are supplied weekly by packing stations; those received for potatoes and grain are obtained weekly from merchants. Growers' prices for fruit and vegetables are collected by an official of the Department of Agriculture, Northern Ireland (DANI) at Belfast Market on Fridays. Prices paid by farmers for hay and straw are provided monthly by merchants. 12 Most market reports also provide information on quantities supplied or offered, quality of produce and conditions at markets.

However, the verbal exposition is related to, and supplemented by, statistical tables and graphs arranged in more recent volumes under up to thirty heads. 12 Much of the statistical material consists of extracts from the June returns for the United Kingdom. There are, however major differences in presentation. g. into consumption, seed, feed and waste depending on the particular commodity) and domestic production as a percentage of new supply for use in the United Kingdom is calculated. This is considerably more than the information in Agricultural Statistics.

Tbough it would have been possible in future 34 AGRICULTURE chapters to make specific references to them whenever outputs, inputs or factor incomes are mentioned this has not been done. 23 For long period analysis the Annual Abstract of Statistics provides useful information through a succession of editions. There are also other publications which present major items series for the United Kingdom economy. 49]. This contains series on land use; holdings by size, number, tenure and farm type; acreage, yield and production of crops; livestock numbers and products; number and wages of agricultural workers; agricultural machinery and prices of agricultural products.

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