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Agriculture in Britain.

Great Britain. Central Office of Information. Reference Division.

Agriculture in Britain.

by Great Britain. Central Office of Information. Reference Division.

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Published by H. M. Stationery Off. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture -- Great Britain.,
    • Agriculture and state -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 44-46.

      SeriesCentral Office of Information. Reference pamphlet 43, Central Office of Information reference pamphlet ;, 43.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS455 .A55 1963
      The Physical Object
      Pagination46 p.
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5627605M
      LC Control Number68050485

      INTRODUCTION. British agriculture developed in a distinctive manner that made important contributions to economic growth. By the early nineteenth century, agricultural labour productivity was one third higher in England than in France, and each British farm worker produced over twice as much as his Russian counterpart (Bairoch ; O’Brien and Keyder ; Wrigley ; Cited by: Food for War is a ground-breaking study of Britain's food and agricultural preparations in the s as the nation once again made ready for war. Historians writing about s Britain have usually focused on the Depression, appeasement, or political, military, and industrial concerns.

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Women have historically played minor roles in agriculture in the United Kingdom, but the number of female farmers is rising rapidly in the 21st century.

In there w female farmers; by there w [citation needed]A survey by Farmers Weekly showed that 59% of women felt that agriculture was at least as good as other industries in equal opportunities. Agriculture in the United Kingdom uses 69% of the country's land area, employs % of its workforce (, people) and contributes % of its gross value added (£ billion).

The UK produces less than 60% of the food it consumes. Agricultural activity occurs in most rural locations, it is concentrated in East Anglia (for crops) and the South West (livestock) Year.

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Agricultural revolution, gradual transformation of the traditional agricultural system that began in Britain in the 18th century. Aspects of this complex transformation, which was not completed until the 19th century, included the reallocation of land ownership to make farms more compact and an increased investment in technical improvements, such as new machinery, better drainage.

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Farming in Britain has changed a great deal in the last 30 years. Farming used to employ a great many people in Britain but nowadays, with machinery, a few people can run a huge farm of thousands of hectares. Agriculture provides around 60 per cent of Britain's food needs even though it employs just per cent of the country's labour force.

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This book is the first available survey of English agriculture between and It combines new evidence with recent findings from the specialist literature, to argue that the agricultural revolution took place in the century after Taking a broad view of agrarian change, the author begins with a description of sixteenth-century farming and an analysis of its regional structure.5/5(2).

Horticulture in Britain: Vegetables.- pt Fruit and flowers Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Snippet view. Agriculture’s share of national income fell from about 20 per cent in to 10 per cent by and 6 per cent in the first decade of the twentieth century (Collins b: 9–10, 13).

Agriculture’s share of capital fell from three-fifths in to less than a quarter in and under 10 per cent by (Collins b: 14).Dept.

of Agriculture., 75 books United States. Department of Agriculture. Library, 69 books United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, 64 books United States. National Agricultural Statistics Service, 63 books Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations., 59 books Publius Vergilius Maro, 51 books United.United Kingdom - United Kingdom - Ancient Britain: Archaeologists working in Norfolk in the early 21st century discovered stone tools that suggest the presence of humans in Britain from aboutto 1 million years ago.

These startling discoveries underlined the extent to which archaeological research is responsible for any knowledge of Britain before the Roman .