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C) External trade, for exports and imports, which inc1udes ten headings under 'food and live animals chiefty for food' recorded in value terms. (d) Indices of the purchase prices of the means of agricultural production, and of producer prices of agricultural products which are given in detail. g. the Annual Review). Commodity price trends at first point of sale are also available. 1l9] contains annual statistics for a varying period and monthly material where appropriate. Its main relevant headings are agriculturalland, area and harvest; cattle and sheep, pigs and poultry, on agricultural holdings at June and December census dates; cereals and cereal products; animals slaughtered and meat produced; bacon, ham and canned meat; imported meat stocks in cold store; fish, oils and fats; and milk, milk products and eggs.

3] contains material from the earliest possible date after 1750 up to 1975 for the various European countries. It includes crop acreages, livestock numbers, agricultural output and trade. (d) The Development of Agriculture in Germany and the UK by D. Andrew, M. 2] has comparative time series from 1870 to 1975 for the two countries. 129] (first published at the end of 1982 to replace the Northern Ireland Digest of Statistics last published in June 1981). These publications include data on crop areas and production, livestock numbers, agricultural workers, value of output and input and other agricultural statistics, many of the series covering a ten-year period.

There are also other publications which present major items series for the United Kingdom economy. 49]. This contains series on land use; holdings by size, number, tenure and farm type; acreage, yield and production of crops; livestock numbers and products; number and wages of agricultural workers; agricultural machinery and prices of agricultural products. R. Mitchell and P. 4], contains tables giving the acreage of individual crops for Great Britain (1867-1939), and Ireland (1847-1939), numbers of livestock Great Britian (1867-1939) and Ireland (1841-1939), agricultural production Great Britain (1884-1939) and Ireland (1847-1939), yield per acre Great Britain (1884-1939), and Ireland (1847-1937), overseas corn trade Great Britain (1697-1842) and United Kingdom (1828-1938), and principal sources of imports of wheat, United Kingdom (1828-1938).

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