More land on Maori farms for forest development

A.D. One of the four hectares of marijuana to be cultivated by Maori farms in 2020 was forest farming, according to Statistics NZ today.

For all New Zealand farms, by 2020, there was one hectare of eight hectares of forest.

For agricultural production statistics, agriculture includes forestry, animal husbandry, horticulture, vitamin, nursery, and grain and seed crops.

Forest land on Maori farms has grown from 66,000 hectares in 2006 to 110,000 hectares in 2016 and will continue to grow at 126,000 hectares by June 30, 2020.

“More land is being used on Maori farms for forestry,” said Darren Allen, general manager of business statistics.

A.D. By 2020, grassland covers 43 percent of all farmland, compared to 55 percent of all New Zealand farms. Maori farms, on the other hand, have more forests and shrubs, compared to 8 percent of New Zealand’s average farm.

Land use Maori Farms All New Zealand farms
Grassland 43 55
Garden land 2018-05-01 2018-05-01
Planting 26 12
Bush and scratching 20 8
All other land 11 23

On average, Maori farms are large and have a large stockpile

Maori farms account for 3.6 percent of all farmland in New Zealand. On average, Maori farms are five times larger than the average New Zealand farm, and cattle are three times larger. By 2020, the average Maori farm was 1,409 hectares, while the average New Zealand farm was 271 hectares.

Maori land use for primary product use More information about land use between 2006 and 2016.

/ Statistics NZ Population Release. This article may be from an original source and may be subject to clarity, style, and preparation. See the whole thing here.


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