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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1922- 1930 1931
Wheat 29,970 Show data context 25,435 Show data context
Barley 10,819 Show data context 10,862 Show data context
Oats 25,865 Show data context 23,830 Show data context
Mixed Corn 1,244 Show data context 804 Show data context
Rye 191 Show data context 148 Show data context
Beans 4,014 Show data context 3,600 Show data context
Peas 1,215 Show data context 1,281 Show data context
Potatoes 2,038 Show data context 2,050 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 13,059 Show data context 10,906 Show data context
Mangold 3,961 Show data context 3,708 Show data context
Sugar Beet 1,050 Show data context 622 Show data context
Cabbage for fodder, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 1,837 Show data context 1,519 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 1,904 Show data context 1,643 Show data context
Lucerne 399 Show data context 626 Show data context
Hops 7 Show data context 6 Show data context
Orchards with Small Fruit underneath 528 Show data context 419 Show data context
Orchards without Small Fruit 13,695 Show data context 13,699 Show data context
Small Fruit, not in an orchard 380 Show data context 397 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: for Hay 44,945 Show data context 47,198 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: not for Hay 17,608 Show data context 18,101 Show data context
Other Crops 3,696 Show data context 4,061 Show data context
Bare Fallow 4,349 Show data context 5,745 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, Gloucestershire 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: 17th November 2019