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 60,527 Show data context
Barley 35,259 Show data context
Oats 29,613 Show data context
Mixed Corn 28,510 Show data context
Rye for threshing 312 Show data context
Rye for green fodder 354 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 2,636 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 283 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 1,596 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 6,858 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes for stockfeeding 4,442 Show data context
Mangolds 4,469 Show data context
Sugar Beet 770 Show data context
Rape 962 Show data context
Cabbage, kale, savoys, and kohl rabi for fodder 6,760 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 758 Show data context
Mustard for seed, for fodder or ploughing in 475 Show data context
Linseed 558 Show data context
Flax for Fibre 98 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 14,856 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 274 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 529 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 7,308 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 252 Show data context
Crops under glass 82 Show data context
Flowers grown in the open 209 Show data context
All Other Crops 621 Show data context
Bare Fallow 7,667 Show data context
Lucerne 1,134 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 61,266 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 33,850 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, Gloucestershire 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/10107362/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1950

Date accessed: 20th September 2019