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 28,317 Show data context
Barley 3,907 Show data context
Oats 32,113 Show data context
Mixed Corn 13,396 Show data context
Rye for threshing 263 Show data context
Rye for green fodder 227 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 318 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 50 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 524 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 8,031 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes for stockfeeding 4,139 Show data context
Mangolds 6,124 Show data context
Sugar Beet 1,351 Show data context
Rape 845 Show data context
Cabbage, kale, savoys, and kohl rabi for fodder 5,168 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 167 Show data context
Mustard for seed, for fodder or ploughing in 24 Show data context
Linseed 61 Show data context
Flax for Fibre 53 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 507 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 31 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 151 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 2,380 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 96 Show data context
Crops under glass 28 Show data context
Flowers grown in the open 345 Show data context
All Other Crops 121 Show data context
Bare Fallow 1,787 Show data context
Lucerne 256 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 32,077 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 13,796 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, Derbyshire 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/10061428/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1950

Date accessed: 17th June 2021