Switzerland - Fallow land

3 (thousand hectares) in 2021

In 2021, fallow land for Switzerland was 3 thousand hectares. Fallow land of Switzerland fell gradually from 4 thousand hectares in 2002 to 3 thousand hectares in 2021.

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What is fallow land?

Fallow land (temporary) is the cultivated land that is not seeded for one or more growing seasons. The maximum idle period is usually less than five years. Land remaining fallow for two long may acquire characteristics requiring to be reclassified, such as "permanent meadows and pastures" (if used for grazing), "forest or wooded land" (if overgrown with trees), or "other land" (if it becomes wasteland).

What is Switzerland fallow land?