Pasture Use, as reported by the Agricultural Census

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Year For mowing/for hay For grazing/not for hay
1870 1,050 Show data context 20,075 Show data context
1871 1,371 Show data context 19,997 Show data context
1877 1,939 Show data context 22,644 Show data context
1901 1,408 Show data context 27,570 Show data context
1931 839 Show data context 24,450 Show data context
1961 203 Show data context 13,358 Show data context
Date: Source:
1870 - 1901 Ministry of Agriculture, Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,
1931 - 1961 Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland, Scottish Agricultural Statistics (HM Stationery Office) ,

 

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In certain years, the Agricultural Census divided the acreage of Permanent Pasture by usage. In 1871, 1891-1901 and 1921-31 it was divided into 'for hay' and 'not for hay'. In 1940-41 it was divided into 'for hay' and 'for grazing'. In 1950-70 it was divided into 'for mowing' and 'for grazing'. 'For hay' is included here with 'for mowing', and 'not for hay' with 'for grazing'. The Scottish Farm Census used some more complex classifications of permanent grass, and in 1961 did not identify 'rotation grasses' but ...


sub-divided grassland into over and under seven years old; these classifications have been mapped to this simpler form.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Caithness ScoCnty through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Pasture Use, as reported by the Agricultural Census, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 20th November 2017