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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1961-3 1961
Wheat 3,524 Show data context
Barley 3,278 Show data context
Oats 3,030 Show data context
Mixed Corn for threshing 328 Show data context
Rye for threshing 9 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 192 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 1,324 Show data context
Beans and peas for stockfeeding 10 Show data context
Turnips, swedes & fodder beet for stockfeeding 1,820 Show data context
Mangolds 720 Show data context
Rape 641 Show data context
Kale for stockfeeding 3,622 Show data context
Cabbage, savoys, & kohl rabi for stockfeeding 116 Show data context
Mustard 34 Show data context
Other crops for stockfeeding 406 Show data context
Sugar Beet 109 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 1,431 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 28 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 108 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 1,136 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 44 Show data context
Crops under glass or in sheds 16 Show data context
Bulbs and flowers grown in the open and nursery stock 87 Show data context
All other crops 64 Show data context
Bare Fallow 956 Show data context
Lucerne 197 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 14,545 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 15,774 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: 14th October 2019