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 38,476 Show data context
Barley 5,562 Show data context
Oats 29,755 Show data context
Mixed Corn 28,418 Show data context
Rye for threshing 448 Show data context
Rye for green fodder 239 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 477 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 34 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 4,285 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 18,104 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes for stockfeeding 3,468 Show data context
Mangolds 6,519 Show data context
Sugar Beet 4,862 Show data context
Rape 241 Show data context
Cabbage, kale, savoys, and kohl rabi for fodder 4,274 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 284 Show data context
Mustard for seed, for fodder or ploughing in 89 Show data context
Linseed 50 Show data context
Flax for Fibre 94 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 551 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 14 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 50 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 3,739 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 146 Show data context
Crops under glass 37 Show data context
Flowers grown in the open 415 Show data context
All Other Crops 305 Show data context
Bare Fallow 980 Show data context
Lucerne 200 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 48,000 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 20,048 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, Staffordshire 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.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10102390/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1950

Date accessed: 24th July 2019