Acreages of different crops, as reported by Agricultural Censuses 1940-42

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1940-42 1940
Wheat 106,046 Show data context
Barley 209,085 Show data context
Oats 67,091 Show data context
Mixed Corn 3,147 Show data context
Rye 3,747 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 4,337 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 2,573 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 3,102 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 24,589 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes for stockfeeding 21,579 Show data context
Mangolds 31,450 Show data context
Sugar Beet 86,566 Show data context
Rape (or Cole) 803 Show data context
Cabbage, Kale, Savoys, and Kohl Rabi, for fodder 8,933 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 3,287 Show data context
Lucerne 3,195 Show data context
Mustard for Seed 3,115 Show data context
Mustard for Fodder or Ploughing in 1,771 Show data context
Flax for Fibre or Linseed 3,200 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 6,968 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 2,327 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 4,557 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 18,171 Show data context
Flowers grown in the open 1,013 Show data context
Crops under glass 138 Show data context
All Other Crops 1,945 Show data context
Bare Fallow 7,032 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses for Hay 89,703 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses for grazing 17,795 Show data context
Date: Source:
1940 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 1940-42.

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Norfolk AdmC through time | Agriculture and Land Use Statistics | Acreages of different crops, as reported by Agricultural Censuses 1940-42, A Vision of Britain through Time.

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Date accessed: 21st September 2019