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The horrors of the good Famine (1315-1322), one of many severest catastrophes ever to strike northern Europe, lived on for hundreds of years within the minds of Europeans who recalled stories of common starvation, type struggle, epidemic ailment, frighteningly excessive mortality, and unspeakable crimes. formerly, not anyone has provided a point of view of what everyday life was once really like during the whole sector devastated via this challenge, nor has somebody probed a long way into its motives.
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21 There was no major updating of Stamp's framework until the 1960's though the Soil Survey of England and Wales continued work on the mapping of soils and this effort was extensively drawn on in subsequent agricultural land classification eventually carried out by MAFF. 22 In 1964, the first of a new series of agricultural land classification maps was produced, covering the MAFF South East Region of England. Only this area was surveyed and the series was discontinued. Subsequently, there followed the Provisional Land Classification of England and Wales in one-inch map form which since 1966 has covered the whole of England and Wales.
11 In Northern Ireland, market prices for fat cattle and sheep are received daily from all livestock auction markets. Weekly reports of numbers and prices of store and breeding animals are obtained from representative auction markets. Producer prices for table poultry are supplied weekly by packing stations; those received for potatoes and grain are obtained weekly from merchants. Growers' prices for fruit and vegetables are collected by an official of the Department of Agriculture, Northern Ireland (DANI) at Belfast Market on Fridays.
This point will re-emerge at various stages in subsequent discussion. 14 There has been a recent important development in the reporting of farm incomes. 13 in connection with the Annual Review White Paper. The main discussion is again postponed to Chapter 7. 84], which first appeared in 1986. This incorporated some background information derived from censuses and surveys, provided detailed farm management survey results for each country of the UK and had a section on the aggregate position relating to output, input and income with some mention of productivity, country indicators, the balance sheet position for UK agriculture, and land prices.
Agriculture by G. H. Peters (auth.)