Acreages of different crops, as reported by Agricultural Censuses 1957-60

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1957-60 1960
Wheat 76,631 Show data context
Barley 158,122 Show data context
Oats 44,424 Show data context
Mixed Corn for threshing 4,346 Show data context
Rye for threshing 809 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 5,229 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 428 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 2,198 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 17,754 Show data context
Turnips, swedes & fodder beet for stockfeeding 25,710 Show data context
Sugar Beet 15,070 Show data context
Mangolds 6,938 Show data context
Rape 562 Show data context
Kale for stockfeeding 8,292 Show data context
Cabbage, savoys, & kohl rabi for stockfeeding 583 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 503 Show data context
Mustard 1,058 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 308 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 38 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 105 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 8,294 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 84 Show data context
Crops under glass 172 Show data context
Bulbs and flowers grown in the open, and nursery stock 237 Show data context
All other crops 1,225 Show data context
Bare Fallow 3,857 Show data context
Lucerne 479 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 39,902 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 71,358 Show data context
Date: Source:
1960 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 between 1957 and 1960.

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Date accessed: 21st September 2020