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 33,581 Show data context
Barley 20,103 Show data context
Oats 27,892 Show data context
Mixed Corn 29,906 Show data context
Rye for threshing 130 Show data context
Rye for green fodder 209 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 1,909 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 87 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 1,659 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 5,660 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes for stockfeeding 9,281 Show data context
Mangolds 9,446 Show data context
Sugar Beet 1,440 Show data context
Rape 1,468 Show data context
Cabbage, kale, savoys, and kohl rabi for fodder 8,926 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 1,169 Show data context
Mustard for seed, for fodder or ploughing in 127 Show data context
Linseed 483 Show data context
Flax for Fibre 1,029 Show data context
Hops 8 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 18,604 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 131 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 582 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 3,505 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 349 Show data context
Crops under glass 72 Show data context
Flowers grown in the open 307 Show data context
All Other Crops 465 Show data context
Bare Fallow 4,348 Show data context
Lucerne 857 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 49,741 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 39,012 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, Somerset 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.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10073900/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1950

Date accessed: 14th October 2019