Acreages of different crops, as reported by Agricultural Censuses 1961-3

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1961-3 1961
Wheat 15,728 Show data context
Barley 50,294 Show data context
Oats 111,002 Show data context
Mixed Corn for threshing 29,233 Show data context
Rye for threshing 300 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 10,335 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 10,589 Show data context
Beans and peas for stockfeeding 153 Show data context
Turnips, swedes & fodder beet for stockfeeding 15,177 Show data context
Mangolds 4,578 Show data context
Rape 35,032 Show data context
Kale for stockfeeding 31,695 Show data context
Cabbage, savoys, & kohl rabi for stockfeeding 926 Show data context
Mustard 179 Show data context
Other crops for stockfeeding 3,128 Show data context
Sugar Beet 388 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 2,448 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 76 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 367 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 3,255 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 188 Show data context
Crops under glass or in sheds 79 Show data context
Bulbs and flowers grown in the open and nursery stock 668 Show data context
All other crops 1,469 Show data context
Bare Fallow 5,593 Show data context
Lucerne 1,488 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 263,034 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 263,147 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,


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The Agricultural Census used this set of crops in its main tabulation by county between 1961 and 1963.

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Date accessed: 16th June 2019