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Agriculture in the Early Eighteenth Cen
The Eighteenth Century and Improve
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acreage acres Agricultural Revolution allotments animal arable farming areas Arthur Young average barley breeding Caird capital cattle cent cheese clover common convertible husbandry Corn Laws costs cottages counties countryside crops cultivation dairy produce Defoe demand drainage E. L. Jones East Anglia Econ Economic History eighteenth century enclosed enclosure England English farming estates export families fattening favour fodder free trade grain grass growth harvest heavy Herefordshire high farming Hist important improved increase industry investment labourers landed interest landlords landowners leases legumes Leicestershire Lincolnshire livestock London manure marling meat Midlands nineteenth century Norfolk Nottinghamshire open fields output parish Parliament pasture period plough poor rates population profitable quarter rents Repeal rise rose rotations rural sheep small farmers small owners Speenhamland system supply T. S. Ashton tenants Thirsk Trow-Smith turnips village W. G. Hoskins wages Wales waste waste land wheat Wiltshire wool