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Usage of desktops and laptops on farm holdings in England in 2019, by category of use

A survey among English farm holdings that used a PC or laptop in October of 2019 saw 32 percent of responding farms use their device to run mapping software to help with the management of environmental schemes (for example Landapp or ArcGIS). The most commonly stated use for PCs and laptops in relation to business operations was to use the device to use services from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs and related services such as CTS, Basic Payments Scheme, surveys, and others.

Which of the following services is the laptop or PC used for on your farm?*

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Release date

March 2020


United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

October 2019

Number of respondents

2,155 respondents

Special properties

Farming holdings with a laptop or desktop**

Supplementary notes

* The original question was framed as follows:"Which of the following services are these devices used for on your farm?"

** The source notes: "These holdings were targeted by farm type and size to ensure a representative sample."

Complete survey categories with given examples:
Defra and related services (e.g. CTS, Basic Payments Scheme, Surveys, Natural England and Environment Agency Services)
Other Government services (e.g. tax, PAYE)
Farm / operational management (e.g. milk recording, benchmarking)
Mapping software (e.g. Landapp, ArcGIS) to help with management of environmental schemes
Financial services (e.g. online banking, accounting)
Sales and/or purchases online
Marketing (e.g. own website)
Online training
Keeping up to date with farming and environmental issues (e.g. news, blogs, farming forums)
Online shopping

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