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 52,741 Show data context
Barley 44,064 Show data context
Oats 28,395 Show data context
Mixed Corn 10,392 Show data context
Rye for threshing 238 Show data context
Rye for green fodder 61 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 1,738 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 558 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 859 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 5,554 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes for stockfeeding 2,987 Show data context
Mangolds 3,432 Show data context
Sugar Beet 2,205 Show data context
Rape 1,145 Show data context
Cabbage, kale, savoys, and kohl rabi for fodder 5,099 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 887 Show data context
Mustard for seed, for fodder or ploughing in 757 Show data context
Linseed 520 Show data context
Flax for Fibre 60 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 966 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 42 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 56 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 1,740 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 124 Show data context
Crops under glass 20 Show data context
Flowers grown in the open 69 Show data context
All Other Crops 146 Show data context
Bare Fallow 7,690 Show data context
Lucerne 1,484 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 42,706 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 20,768 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, Oxfordshire 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: 22nd May 2022