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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1922- 1930 1931
Wheat 91,204 Show data context 77,471 Show data context
Barley 60,128 Show data context 66,077 Show data context
Oats 53,575 Show data context 45,347 Show data context
Mixed Corn 1,126 Show data context 1,376 Show data context
Rye 748 Show data context 393 Show data context
Beans 16,179 Show data context 14,607 Show data context
Peas 18,596 Show data context 15,785 Show data context
Potatoes 12,204 Show data context 13,438 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes 5,384 Show data context 4,627 Show data context
Mangold 11,081 Show data context 9,349 Show data context
Sugar Beet 12,164 Show data context 10,365 Show data context
Cabbage for fodder, Kohl Rabi, and Rape 5,260 Show data context 5,004 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 5,752 Show data context 4,403 Show data context
Lucerne 9,215 Show data context 10,138 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context 0 Show data context
Orchards with Small Fruit underneath 1,164 Show data context 1,131 Show data context
Orchards without Small Fruit 3,638 Show data context 3,746 Show data context
Small Fruit, not in an orchard 1,820 Show data context 1,818 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: for Hay 60,860 Show data context 67,574 Show data context
Clover, Sainfoin, and Rotation Grasses: not for Hay 10,900 Show data context 11,109 Show data context
Other Crops 14,727 Show data context 15,096 Show data context
Bare Fallow 26,869 Show data context 29,832 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, Essex 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: 13th August 2020