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PARTNER
S
THEWORLD
OFNEWHOLLAND
AGRICULTURE
7
2012
farmers
worldwide
use organic farming
techniques. The countries
with the highest numbers
of organic farmers are
India, Uganda, Mexico
and Ethiopia.
1.6
million
What, where and how much is grown using
organic methods? Here are some statistics
on a booming worldwide phenomenon
Organic farming: vital statistics
hectares cultivated
using organic methods
in 160 countries around
the world. Australia has
the largest area under
organic cultivation, with
12
million hectares,
followed by Argentina
with 4.2 million and
the US with 1.9 million.
Europe registers the
largest percentage
increase in the use
of these production
methods, with 9%.
37
million
is the annual
worldwide
turnover
from organic
food and drink products:
a rise of
8%
in the last
year. The most flourishing
markets are the USA,
Germany and France.
billion
euros
44.5
is the average
pro capita
annual expenditure
on organic produce.
The biggest spenders
are the Swiss, with
153
euros per person,
Denmark with 142 and
Luxembourg with 127.
6.5
euros
cereal crops
,
with
2.5
million
hectares, are
the most widely grown
organic crop. As far as
permanent crops go,
the areas with the largest
diffusion of organic
methods are those with
coffee, olive and cocoa
plantations.
2.5
million
is the average difference
in
output using organic
methods
compared
to conventional ones.
Productivity depends
a lot on the type of crops
and the local conditions.
The biggest drop in
productivity occurs with
cereals, whereas with fruit
the reduction is only 3%
(
with strawberries
it practically stays the
same), vegetables 5%
and soya 11%.
When organic agriculture
is carried out in an optimal
manner, the production
drop averages about 13%.
25%
less
New Holland SP818
The first self-propelled
forage harvester-baler-
loader appeared in the
huge farmlands of North
America. And it was
a New Holland:
the model SP818.
New Holland TM190
The TM190 is the first New
Holland tractor ever to
win the ultimate award:
Tractor of the Year”.
Fiat 640
The Fiat 640 tractor was
the biggest seller in the
famous Fiat Nastro Oro
(
Gold Ribbon) series.
An international success
that continues to
this day.
Braud 1020
Braud launched the first
grape harvester, the
model 1020, subsequently
improved with the famous
Braud 1024, the most
commercially successful of
all grape harvesters, with
2,000
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than four years.
CURIOSITIES •
Partners
XVII - n. 29 - 11.2012
This magazine is distributed
free of charge.
Editor-in-Chief
Antonio Marzia
Editor
Erica Mallarini
Publisher
New Holland Agriculture,
a division of CNH
Contributors to this issue
Alessandra Aime
Philippe Boisseau
Gonçalo Carvalho
Daniela Chiaretta
Andrew Dunne
Stefano Ferro
Sigurn Ghyselen
Giulia Giovanardi
Florelle Hounkpatin
Maria Laura Iascone
Carlos Jimenez
Sarah Johnson
Laurent Libbrecht
Sylwia Lojewska
Manuela Marengo
Denis McGrath
Francesca Musolino
Giuliano Pasqualato
Thierry Promerat
Barbara Prossen
Alessio Quatraro
Klaus Senghaas
Evelyne Vandevyvere
Jimmie Vestergaard
Mariangela Vicenti
Chris Voets
Jerzy Wrobel
Graziella Zenobi
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Source: "The World of Organic Agriculture 2012", a report drawn up by the Research Institute of Organic
Agriculture in collaboration with IFOAM (International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements)
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Fiat model 702 - 1918
2.
Ford N series - 1939
3.
Leon Claeys, model
MZ - 1952
4.
Fiat 18 “la piccola” - 1957
5.
New Holland SP818 - 1961
6.
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7.
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8.
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