Acreages of different crops, as reported by Agricultural Censuses 1922-35

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1922- 1930 1931
Wheat 15,671 Show data context 12,461 Show data context
Barley 986 Show data context 658 Show data context
Oats 73,961 Show data context 67,833 Show data context
Mixed Corn 626 Show data context 563 Show data context
Rye 374 Show data context 247 Show data context
Beans 148 Show data context 159 Show data context
Peas 1,356 Show data context 1,419 Show data context
Potatoes 35,488 Show data context 36,461 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 5,763 Show data context 5,543 Show data context
Mangold 1,601 Show data context 1,581 Show data context
Sugar Beet 92 Show data context 21 Show data context
Cabbage for fodder, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 761 Show data context 700 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 185 Show data context 157 Show data context
Lucerne 31 Show data context 31 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Orchards with Small Fruit underneath 428 Show data context 325 Show data context
Orchards without Small Fruit 1,935 Show data context 1,975 Show data context
Small Fruit, not in an orchard 191 Show data context 228 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: for Hay 49,792 Show data context 51,529 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: not for Hay 8,360 Show data context 8,581 Show data context
Other Crops 7,397 Show data context 8,002 Show data context
Bare Fallow 1,751 Show data context 1,948 Show data context
Date: Source:
1930 - 1931 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

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The Agricultural Census used this set of crops in its main tabulation by county between 1922 and 1935 (?). More detailed breakdowns were given in other tables for orchard fruit, soft fruit and, within 'other crops', market garden produce.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Lancashire AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by Agricultural Censuses 1922-35, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th October 2019