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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1961-3 1961
Wheat 67,256 Show data context
Barley 96,280 Show data context
Oats 15,308 Show data context
Mixed Corn for threshing 150 Show data context
Rye for threshing 268 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 5,844 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 18,275 Show data context
Beans and peas for stockfeeding 5,456 Show data context
Turnips, swedes & fodder beet for stockfeeding 1,800 Show data context
Mangolds 2,076 Show data context
Rape 220 Show data context
Kale for stockfeeding 5,536 Show data context
Cabbage, savoys, & kohl rabi for stockfeeding 104 Show data context
Mustard 1,039 Show data context
Other crops for stockfeeding 261 Show data context
Sugar Beet 21,769 Show data context
Hops 16 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 161 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 20 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 234 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 3,005 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 76 Show data context
Crops under glass or in sheds 33 Show data context
Bulbs and flowers grown in the open and nursery stock 200 Show data context
All other crops 829 Show data context
Bare Fallow 6,212 Show data context
Lucerne 2,438 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 36,941 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 26,899 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: 19th January 2020