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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1922- 1930 1931
Wheat 36,656 Show data context 34,612 Show data context
Barley 20,482 Show data context 19,367 Show data context
Oats 59,345 Show data context 52,151 Show data context
Mixed Corn 3,182 Show data context 2,356 Show data context
Rye 2,932 Show data context 2,191 Show data context
Beans 784 Show data context 753 Show data context
Peas 1,590 Show data context 1,487 Show data context
Potatoes 3,924 Show data context 3,790 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 23,350 Show data context 20,365 Show data context
Mangold 9,077 Show data context 8,489 Show data context
Sugar Beet 988 Show data context 459 Show data context
Cabbage for fodder, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 8,042 Show data context 6,937 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 6,312 Show data context 6,377 Show data context
Lucerne 780 Show data context 961 Show data context
Hops 867 Show data context 751 Show data context
Orchards with Small Fruit underneath 536 Show data context 441 Show data context
Orchards without Small Fruit 1,708 Show data context 1,553 Show data context
Small Fruit, not in an orchard 2,840 Show data context 2,708 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: for Hay 52,643 Show data context 57,282 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: not for Hay 11,703 Show data context 12,276 Show data context
Other Crops 6,021 Show data context 6,599 Show data context
Bare Fallow 20,295 Show data context 22,489 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, Hampshire 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: 03rd August 2021