Organic fertilizer usage rates on farms in Great Britain (GB) 2015-2018

This statistics shows the number of farmers using various kinds of organic fertilizers on their farms from 2015 to 2018. Cattle farmyard manure (FYM*) and cattle slurry were by far the most commonly used forms of organic fertilizers on British farms during the three years recorded here. During this period of time the percentage of farms using each type of fertilizer has remained fairly consistent.

Usage of organic fertilizer by farmers in Great Britain (GB) from 2015 to 2018

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Release date

June 2019


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

2011 to 2018

Number of respondents

1,303 respondents

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Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* FYM is an abbreviation of farmyard manure.

Numbers do not add up to 100 percent, as some farmers may use multiple types of organic manure. In total, 68% of the respondents stated that they use organic fertilizers.

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