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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1922- 1930 1931
Wheat 33,663 Show data context 28,937 Show data context
Barley 20,425 Show data context 18,575 Show data context
Oats 29,214 Show data context 26,409 Show data context
Mixed Corn 994 Show data context 858 Show data context
Rye 411 Show data context 312 Show data context
Beans 3,314 Show data context 3,129 Show data context
Peas 962 Show data context 978 Show data context
Potatoes 1,693 Show data context 1,884 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 11,285 Show data context 9,495 Show data context
Mangold 4,205 Show data context 3,876 Show data context
Sugar Beet 1,265 Show data context 491 Show data context
Cabbage for fodder, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 1,938 Show data context 1,773 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 2,188 Show data context 1,953 Show data context
Lucerne 802 Show data context 1,194 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Orchards with Small Fruit underneath 52 Show data context 52 Show data context
Orchards without Small Fruit 1,112 Show data context 1,132 Show data context
Small Fruit, not in an orchard 47 Show data context 39 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: for Hay 30,671 Show data context 34,773 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: not for Hay 7,552 Show data context 8,200 Show data context
Other Crops 1,156 Show data context 1,054 Show data context
Bare Fallow 7,376 Show data context 8,363 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, Oxfordshire 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: 22nd May 2022