Acreages of different crops, as reported by Agricultural Censuses 1961-3

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Agricultural Census Crop Categories, 1961-3 1961
Wheat 17,594 Show data context
Barley 18,627 Show data context
Oats 20,088 Show data context
Mixed Corn for threshing 3,030 Show data context
Rye for threshing 48 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 146 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 3,800 Show data context
Beans and peas for stockfeeding 44 Show data context
Turnips, swedes & fodder beet for stockfeeding 2,006 Show data context
Mangolds 1,636 Show data context
Rape 812 Show data context
Kale for stockfeeding 5,594 Show data context
Cabbage, savoys, & kohl rabi for stockfeeding 800 Show data context
Mustard 38 Show data context
Other crops for stockfeeding 628 Show data context
Sugar Beet 654 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 266 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 10 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 84 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 1,985 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 48 Show data context
Crops under glass or in sheds 30 Show data context
Bulbs and flowers grown in the open and nursery stock 324 Show data context
All other crops 147 Show data context
Bare Fallow 2,128 Show data context
Lucerne 242 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 42,232 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 25,396 Show data context
Date: Source:
1961 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 1961 and 1963.

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Date accessed: 17th June 2021