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 43,187 Show data context
Barley 36,944 Show data context
Oats 23,688 Show data context
Mixed Corn 14,172 Show data context
Rye for threshing 361 Show data context
Rye for green fodder 193 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 803 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 370 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 970 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 4,085 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes for stockfeeding 2,224 Show data context
Mangolds 3,300 Show data context
Sugar Beet 1,049 Show data context
Rape 1,204 Show data context
Cabbage, kale, savoys, and kohl rabi for fodder 5,201 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 783 Show data context
Mustard for seed, for fodder or ploughing in 672 Show data context
Linseed 716 Show data context
Flax for Fibre 16 Show data context
Hops 45 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 3,070 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 99 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 323 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 3,120 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 240 Show data context
Crops under glass 60 Show data context
Flowers grown in the open 427 Show data context
All Other Crops 219 Show data context
Bare Fallow 12,720 Show data context
Lucerne 2,107 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 34,891 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 19,994 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, Berkshire 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.

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Date accessed: 20th February 2020