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

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1961-3 1961
Wheat 57,386 Show data context
Barley 24,452 Show data context
Oats 6,454 Show data context
Mixed Corn for threshing 114 Show data context
Rye for threshing 92 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 8,635 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 26,794 Show data context
Beans and peas for stockfeeding 6,026 Show data context
Turnips, swedes & fodder beet for stockfeeding 794 Show data context
Mangolds 1,632 Show data context
Rape 155 Show data context
Kale for stockfeeding 416 Show data context
Cabbage, savoys, & kohl rabi for stockfeeding 36 Show data context
Mustard 2,889 Show data context
Other crops for stockfeeding 293 Show data context
Sugar Beet 19,734 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 672 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 282 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 1,092 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 28,254 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 66 Show data context
Crops under glass or in sheds 108 Show data context
Bulbs and flowers grown in the open and nursery stock 7,357 Show data context
All other crops 1,540 Show data context
Bare Fallow 5,326 Show data context
Lucerne 70 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 10,676 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 5,603 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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