Acreages of different crops, as reported by 1970 Agricultural Census

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories for 1970 1970
Wheat 50,575 Show data context
Barley 93,074 Show data context
Oats 8,264 Show data context
Mixed Corn for threshing 217 Show data context
Rye for threshing 16 Show data context
Maize for threshing 20 Show data context
Other Maize 54 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 250 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 3,741 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 8,286 Show data context
Turnips, swedes and fodder beet for stockfeeding 122 Show data context
Mangolds 95 Show data context
Rape for stockfeeding 296 Show data context
Kale for stockfeeding 896 Show data context
Cabbage, savoys, & kohl rabi for stockfeeding 13 Show data context
Mustard 297 Show data context
Other crops for stockfeeding 230 Show data context
Rape grown for oilseed 9 Show data context
Sugar Beet 1,815 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards grown commercially 455 Show data context
Orchards not grown commercially 107 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 39 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 2,698 Show data context
Crops under glass or in sheds 281 Show data context
Bulbs, flowers grown in the open, and hardy nursery stock 495 Show data context
All other crops 313 Show data context
Bare Fallow 4,338 Show data context
Lucerne 747 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 16,897 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 10,174 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: 17th September 2019