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 57,131 Show data context
Barley 9,539 Show data context
Oats 11,268 Show data context
Mixed Corn 283 Show data context
Rye for threshing 52 Show data context
Rye for green fodder 1 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 1,863 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 87 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 13,205 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 37,511 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes for stockfeeding 1,030 Show data context
Mangolds 3,550 Show data context
Sugar Beet 16,385 Show data context
Rape 44 Show data context
Cabbage, kale, savoys, and kohl rabi for fodder 354 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 282 Show data context
Mustard for seed, for fodder or ploughing in 918 Show data context
Linseed 69 Show data context
Flax for Fibre 6 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 983 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 298 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 1,723 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 35,074 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 56 Show data context
Crops under glass 163 Show data context
Flowers grown in the open 2,600 Show data context
All Other Crops 1,622 Show data context
Bare Fallow 1,556 Show data context
Lucerne 161 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 9,114 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 3,295 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, Parts of Holland 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: 02nd December 2021