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 73,551 Show data context
Barley 13,724 Show data context
Oats 27,412 Show data context
Mixed Corn 28,576 Show data context
Rye for threshing 304 Show data context
Rye for green fodder 110 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 3,965 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 92 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 2,198 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 11,154 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes for stockfeeding 1,325 Show data context
Mangolds 5,116 Show data context
Sugar Beet 2,122 Show data context
Rape 733 Show data context
Cabbage, kale, savoys, and kohl rabi for fodder 3,466 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 696 Show data context
Mustard for seed, for fodder or ploughing in 139 Show data context
Linseed 74 Show data context
Flax for Fibre 77 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 2,794 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 94 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 256 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 5,865 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 160 Show data context
Crops under glass 54 Show data context
Flowers grown in the open 231 Show data context
All Other Crops 314 Show data context
Bare Fallow 6,978 Show data context
Lucerne 1,156 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 49,483 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 31,546 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, Warwickshire 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: 19th August 2019