Arable Cultivation (Lincolnshire).

Agriculture. – in the House of Commons on 2nd June 1930.

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Photo of Lieut-Colonel Sir Arthur Heneage Lieut-Colonel Sir Arthur Heneage , Louth Borough

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asked the Minister of Agriculture the total acreage for Lincolnshire under barley, wheat, potatoes, and sugar beet for the latest available year compared with 10 years previously?

Photo of Mr Noel Buxton Mr Noel Buxton , Norfolk Northern

As the reply consists of a number of figures I propose, with the permission of the hon. and gallant Member, to circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the reply:

The Acreage under Wheat, Barley, Potatoes and Sugar Beet in the County of Lincoln in the Years 1919 and 1929 is shown in the following Table.
Crops.1929.1919.
Acres.Acres.
Wheat176,774181,641
Barley152,199188,809
Potatoes121,77781,503
Sugar Beet33,70139
Total484,451451,992