Acreages of different crops, as reported by 1970 Agricultural Census

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories for 1970 1970
Wheat 13,834 Show data context
Barley 66,683 Show data context
Oats 10,205 Show data context
Mixed Corn for threshing 4,557 Show data context
Rye for threshing 1 Show data context
Maize for threshing 0 Show data context
Other Maize 0 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 1,894 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 13,455 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 302 Show data context
Turnips, swedes and fodder beet for stockfeeding 612 Show data context
Mangolds 145 Show data context
Rape for stockfeeding 162 Show data context
Kale for stockfeeding 435 Show data context
Cabbage, savoys, & kohl rabi for stockfeeding 220 Show data context
Mustard 9 Show data context
Other crops for stockfeeding 136 Show data context
Rape grown for oilseed 5 Show data context
Sugar Beet 936 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards grown commercially 63 Show data context
Orchards not grown commercially 133 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 85 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 17,180 Show data context
Crops under glass or in sheds 364 Show data context
Bulbs, flowers grown in the open, and hardy nursery stock 434 Show data context
All other crops 181 Show data context
Bare Fallow 2,041 Show data context
Lucerne 253 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 34,986 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 15,920 Show data context
Date: Source:
1970 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 1970.

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Date accessed: 15th September 2019