Acreages of different crops, as reported by Agricultural Censuses 1957-60

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1957-60 1960
Wheat 28,421 Show data context
Barley 16,414 Show data context
Oats 41,234 Show data context
Mixed Corn for threshing 1,456 Show data context
Rye for threshing 118 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 30 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 33 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 3,015 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 18,266 Show data context
Turnips, swedes & fodder beet for stockfeeding 1,691 Show data context
Sugar Beet 475 Show data context
Mangolds 867 Show data context
Rape 314 Show data context
Kale for stockfeeding 2,405 Show data context
Cabbage, savoys, & kohl rabi for stockfeeding 434 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 13 Show data context
Mustard 12 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 681 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 52 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 84 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 18,926 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 129 Show data context
Crops under glass 331 Show data context
Bulbs and flowers grown in the open, and nursery stock 595 Show data context
All other crops 482 Show data context
Bare Fallow 1,176 Show data context
Lucerne 75 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 51,444 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 19,499 Show data context
Date: Source:
1960 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 1957 and 1960.

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Date accessed: 17th August 2019