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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1961-3 1961
Wheat 43,796 Show data context
Barley 81,132 Show data context
Oats 23,058 Show data context
Mixed Corn for threshing 1,050 Show data context
Rye for threshing 420 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 1,228 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 8,084 Show data context
Beans and peas for stockfeeding 1,400 Show data context
Turnips, swedes & fodder beet for stockfeeding 2,376 Show data context
Mangolds 2,413 Show data context
Rape 159 Show data context
Kale for stockfeeding 3,670 Show data context
Cabbage, savoys, & kohl rabi for stockfeeding 277 Show data context
Mustard 188 Show data context
Other crops for stockfeeding 528 Show data context
Sugar Beet 16,017 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 1,252 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 44 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 120 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 4,979 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 113 Show data context
Crops under glass or in sheds 40 Show data context
Bulbs and flowers grown in the open and nursery stock 501 Show data context
All other crops 177 Show data context
Bare Fallow 4,786 Show data context
Lucerne 1,731 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 43,336 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 27,873 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: 09th August 2020