AHDB Spring Planting and Variety Survey 2020

The Planting Survey will provide an estimate of the area of cereals and oilseed rape intended for harvest in 2020 in Great Britain. The Variety Survey aims to assess the varietal composition of the wheat, barley, oats and oilseed rape crops in Great Britain. By publishing the results of the surveys, AHDB aims to assist the marketing decisions made by all levy payers.

Planting Survey

Please provide the area harvested in 2019* (last year) and your intended harvest area for 2020* (this year) in the relevant boxes below.

Winter and spring wheat definitions should be based on variety, as described on the AHDB’s Recommended List. Where this is not possible, it should be based on time of planting

Please only include land under your management.

* Please report the crop area rather than the field area, where possible excluding field margins / conservation headlands / buffer zones.

** Grassland of less than 5 years old, as declared in your Basic Payment claim form and coded as TG01.

*** Coded FA01 under Basic Payment Scheme land use options

**** For example, the sum of land dedicated to any field vegetables, sugar beet, horticultural and catch/cover crops.

Variety survey

Please detail the varieties for harvest 2020 and their corresponding areas in the table below:

Wheat Varieties

Barley Varieties





Oat Varieties

Oilseed Rape Varieties





Please note that this is a voluntary survey.

If you have any queries please call us on 02475 189 759.

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