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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1922- 1931
Wheat 32,350 Show data context
Barley 13,261 Show data context
Oats 33,514 Show data context
Mixed Corn 1,490 Show data context
Rye 972 Show data context
Beans 1,310 Show data context
Peas 386 Show data context
Potatoes 1,767 Show data context
Turnips & Swedes 11,798 Show data context
Mangold 5,116 Show data context
Sugar Beet 367 Show data context
Cabbage for fodder, Kohl Rabi, & Rape 5,876 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 5,668 Show data context
Lucerne 465 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with Small Fruit underneath 40 Show data context
Orchards without Small Fruit 1,470 Show data context
Small Fruit, not in an orchard 129 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, & Rotation Grasses: for Hay 39,560 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, & Rotation Grasses: not for Hay 9,521 Show data context
Other Crops 1,755 Show data context
Bare Fallow 12,241 Show data context
Date: Source:
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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Date accessed: 19th July 2024