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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1922- 1930 1931
Wheat 32,624 Show data context 26,406 Show data context
Barley 15,832 Show data context 16,423 Show data context
Oats 19,276 Show data context 17,513 Show data context
Mixed Corn 490 Show data context 461 Show data context
Rye 218 Show data context 94 Show data context
Beans 5,850 Show data context 5,214 Show data context
Peas 1,721 Show data context 1,573 Show data context
Potatoes 1,707 Show data context 1,766 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 6,207 Show data context 5,296 Show data context
Mangold 4,225 Show data context 4,193 Show data context
Sugar Beet 3,247 Show data context 1,547 Show data context
Cabbage for fodder, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 2,471 Show data context 2,265 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 1,419 Show data context 1,312 Show data context
Lucerne 974 Show data context 1,108 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Orchards with Small Fruit underneath 124 Show data context 114 Show data context
Orchards without Small Fruit 709 Show data context 767 Show data context
Small Fruit, not in an orchard 65 Show data context 61 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: for Hay 18,941 Show data context 23,111 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: not for Hay 5,508 Show data context 5,702 Show data context
Other Crops 1,474 Show data context 1,485 Show data context
Bare Fallow 6,953 Show data context 7,958 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, Northamptonshire 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: 23rd September 2019