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 49,105 Show data context
Barley 23,335 Show data context
Oats 38,072 Show data context
Mixed Corn 55,461 Show data context
Rye for threshing 216 Show data context
Rye for green fodder 205 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 3,387 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 111 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 5,532 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 13,391 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes for stockfeeding 7,695 Show data context
Mangolds 9,276 Show data context
Sugar Beet 19,011 Show data context
Rape 4,138 Show data context
Cabbage, kale, savoys, and kohl rabi for fodder 3,740 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 391 Show data context
Mustard for seed, for fodder or ploughing in 116 Show data context
Linseed 279 Show data context
Flax for Fibre 0 Show data context
Hops 5 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 2,864 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 63 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 92 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 1,830 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 169 Show data context
Crops under glass 27 Show data context
Flowers grown in the open 167 Show data context
All Other Crops 185 Show data context
Bare Fallow 1,458 Show data context
Lucerne 350 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 67,787 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 32,711 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, Shropshire 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.

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Date accessed: 21st October 2019