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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1922- 1930 1931
Wheat 16,499 Show data context 16,202 Show data context
Barley 11,667 Show data context 11,359 Show data context
Oats 20,986 Show data context 18,606 Show data context
Mixed Corn 1,744 Show data context 1,283 Show data context
Rye 175 Show data context 178 Show data context
Beans 4,033 Show data context 3,816 Show data context
Peas 876 Show data context 867 Show data context
Potatoes 2,611 Show data context 2,644 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 11,763 Show data context 10,911 Show data context
Mangold 8,481 Show data context 8,150 Show data context
Sugar Beet 2,231 Show data context 760 Show data context
Cabbage for fodder, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 3,157 Show data context 3,047 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 854 Show data context 958 Show data context
Lucerne 367 Show data context 319 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Orchards with Small Fruit underneath 222 Show data context 205 Show data context
Orchards without Small Fruit 19,005 Show data context 19,337 Show data context
Small Fruit, not in an orchard 500 Show data context 482 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: for Hay 21,124 Show data context 23,006 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: not for Hay 12,897 Show data context 13,142 Show data context
Other Crops 2,563 Show data context 2,474 Show data context
Bare Fallow 2,341 Show data context 2,414 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, Somerset 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: 16th September 2019