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Spain already allocates almost 11% of its crop area to organic production

Spain
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Innovation & Technology
Published Nov 22, 2023

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Spain has 2.4 million hectares of land dedicated to organic production, making it one of the main organic producers in the European Union. The growth in certain crops, such as pistachio, avocado, soybeans, and almond trees, reflects a response by Spanish farmers to adapt to changing climatic conditions and market demands. The decrease in crops like potatoes and legumes, as well as vineyards for winemaking, indicates an adjustment of the agricultural sector to new market challenges.
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Spain has 2.4 million hectares of land dedicated to organic production, which represents 10.8% of the Used Agricultural Area (UAA), according to a report released this Wednesday by the platform for the purchase, sale and leasing of Cocampo rustic properties. The document, which compiles data from different official sources, states that Spain is one of the main organic producers in terms of surface area in the European Union (EU). “Spanish farmers have responded to climate change by adapting their crops and practices to new climatic conditions, which has allowed the expansion of certain types of crops that are more resistant or suitable to changing conditions,” the report states. It also reveals the transformations in the Spanish agricultural panorama between 2011 and 2020, evidencing growth in certain crops, such as pistachio, avocado, soybeans and almond trees, and a change in agricultural production trends. The pistachio, the one that grows the most Pistachio is by far the crop ...
Source: PEefeagro
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