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 60,468 Show data context
Barley 25,942 Show data context
Oats 33,284 Show data context
Mixed Corn 8,058 Show data context
Rye for threshing 3,715 Show data context
Rye for green fodder 268 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 3,079 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 889 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 3,278 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 20,175 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes for stockfeeding 5,128 Show data context
Mangolds 5,849 Show data context
Sugar Beet 12,094 Show data context
Rape 293 Show data context
Cabbage, kale, savoys, and kohl rabi for fodder 3,338 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 717 Show data context
Mustard for seed, for fodder or ploughing in 450 Show data context
Linseed 278 Show data context
Flax for Fibre 1,008 Show data context
Hops 3 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 1,898 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 68 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 172 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 9,795 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 179 Show data context
Crops under glass 38 Show data context
Flowers grown in the open 391 Show data context
All Other Crops 226 Show data context
Bare Fallow 5,298 Show data context
Lucerne 1,708 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 32,438 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 21,275 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, Nottinghamshire 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/10025035/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1950

Date accessed: 05th August 2020