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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1922- 1930 1931
Wheat 39,067 Show data context 32,323 Show data context
Barley 15,830 Show data context 15,263 Show data context
Oats 33,861 Show data context 29,022 Show data context
Mixed Corn 878 Show data context 862 Show data context
Rye 135 Show data context 124 Show data context
Beans 2,073 Show data context 2,182 Show data context
Peas 501 Show data context 472 Show data context
Potatoes 3,329 Show data context 3,710 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 3,209 Show data context 2,635 Show data context
Mangold 3,971 Show data context 3,488 Show data context
Sugar Beet 2,282 Show data context 1,514 Show data context
Cabbage for fodder, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 2,175 Show data context 1,923 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 1,500 Show data context 960 Show data context
Lucerne 2,342 Show data context 3,165 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Orchards with Small Fruit underneath 157 Show data context 146 Show data context
Orchards without Small Fruit 1,394 Show data context 1,341 Show data context
Small Fruit, not in an orchard 327 Show data context 204 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: for Hay 30,350 Show data context 38,047 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: not for Hay 5,090 Show data context 4,850 Show data context
Other Crops 3,782 Show data context 4,786 Show data context
Bare Fallow 12,353 Show data context 11,603 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, Hertfordshire 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: 14th October 2019