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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1922- 1930 1931
Wheat 70,671 Show data context 67,673 Show data context
Barley 51,962 Show data context 55,994 Show data context
Oats 86,252 Show data context 82,051 Show data context
Mixed Corn 1,463 Show data context 1,845 Show data context
Rye 5,033 Show data context 3,597 Show data context
Beans 7,588 Show data context 5,878 Show data context
Peas 5,169 Show data context 4,868 Show data context
Potatoes 11,395 Show data context 11,885 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 65,949 Show data context 61,600 Show data context
Mangold 6,886 Show data context 6,369 Show data context
Sugar Beet 9,194 Show data context 7,411 Show data context
Cabbage for fodder, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 4,597 Show data context 4,270 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 1,799 Show data context 1,611 Show data context
Lucerne 136 Show data context 172 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Orchards with Small Fruit underneath 207 Show data context 200 Show data context
Orchards without Small Fruit 704 Show data context 711 Show data context
Small Fruit, not in an orchard 125 Show data context 135 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: for Hay 25,976 Show data context 30,069 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: not for Hay 58,443 Show data context 58,763 Show data context
Other Crops 5,037 Show data context 3,846 Show data context
Bare Fallow 12,237 Show data context 15,491 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, East Riding 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: 21st September 2020