Dáil Éireann - Volume 362 - 10 December, 1985
Written Answers. - Farm Incomes.
Mr. O'Dea Mr. O'Dea
149. Mr. O'Dea asked the Minister for Agriculture in view of his reply to Parliamentary Question No. 187 of Tuesday 26 November 1985, if he will state what is  defined by the Agricultural Institute as an “average” farmer in terms of acreage, agricultural production and profit for 1982, 1983 and 1984; the amount of total agricultural production attributable to full time farmers; the number and input to full time farmers for 1982, 1983 and 1984; the amount of total agricultural production attributable to part time farmers; the number of and output of part time farmers for 1982, 1983 and 1984; and the amount of the increased farm output for 1982, 1983 and 1984 due to (a) increased farm productivity and (b) increased volume.
Minister for Agriculture (Mr. Deasy) Austin Deasy
Minister for Agriculture (Mr. Deasy): Questions concerning data produced by the Agricultural Institute should be directed to that body.
Dáil Éireann 362 Written Answers. Farm Incomes.