Acreages of different crops, as reported by 1970 Agricultural Census

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories for 1970 1970
Wheat 18,004 Show data context
Barley 104,469 Show data context
Oats 50,939 Show data context
Mixed Corn for threshing 29,987 Show data context
Rye for threshing 226 Show data context
Maize for threshing -2 Show data context
Other Maize 2 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 8,352 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 10,030 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 410 Show data context
Turnips, swedes and fodder beet for stockfeeding 11,921 Show data context
Mangolds 1,054 Show data context
Rape for stockfeeding 22,766 Show data context
Kale for stockfeeding 7,934 Show data context
Cabbage, savoys, & kohl rabi for stockfeeding 217 Show data context
Mustard 55 Show data context
Other crops for stockfeeding 3,367 Show data context
Rape grown for oilseed 364 Show data context
Sugar Beet 92 Show data context
Hops -2 Show data context
Orchards grown commercially 458 Show data context
Orchards not grown commercially 265 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 345 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 3,626 Show data context
Crops under glass or in sheds 76 Show data context
Bulbs, flowers grown in the open, and hardy nursery stock 709 Show data context
All other crops 353 Show data context
Bare Fallow 5,605 Show data context
Lucerne 4,693 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 208,091 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 243,064 Show data context
Date: Source:
1970 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 for 1970.

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Date accessed: 26th June 2019