Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census for 1950-51

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1950-51 1950
Wheat 30,797 Show data context
Barley 2,220 Show data context
Oats 74,198 Show data context
Mixed Corn 10,486 Show data context
Rye for threshing 1,561 Show data context
Rye for green fodder 174 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 627 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 40 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 7,658 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 28,436 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes for stockfeeding 4,628 Show data context
Mangolds 2,884 Show data context
Sugar Beet 4 Show data context
Rape 280 Show data context
Cabbage, kale, savoys, and kohl rabi for fodder 3,062 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 73 Show data context
Mustard for seed, for fodder or ploughing in 47 Show data context
Linseed 37 Show data context
Flax for Fibre 0 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 1,374 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 116 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 183 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 14,156 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 263 Show data context
Crops under glass 288 Show data context
Flowers grown in the open 582 Show data context
All Other Crops 339 Show data context
Bare Fallow 1,016 Show data context
Lucerne 282 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 59,879 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 15,553 Show data context
Date: Source:
1950 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 1950-51.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Lancashire AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by the Agricultural Census for 1950-51, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 19th August 2019