Date lodged: 22 November 2016
To ask the Scottish Government what assessment it has made of the economic impact of agriculture in Dumfries and Galloway.
Answered by: Fergus Ewing 1 December 2016
The economic impact of agriculture in Dumfries and Galloway is assessed annually in the Economic Report on Scottish Agriculture. This publication includes information for Dumfries and Galloway on agricultural labour, agricultural holdings, standard labour requirements, standard outputs and the sectoral composition of agricultural production. The latest issue was published June 14, 2016 and can be found at http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/06/5559/0.