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 27,687 Show data context
Barley 42,287 Show data context
Oats 84,551 Show data context
Mixed Corn 62,732 Show data context
Rye for threshing 244 Show data context
Rye for green fodder 178 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 621 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 174 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 3,950 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 18,262 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes for stockfeeding 22,390 Show data context
Mangolds 14,242 Show data context
Sugar Beet 1,064 Show data context
Rape 12,078 Show data context
Cabbage, kale, savoys, and kohl rabi for fodder 13,326 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 413 Show data context
Mustard for seed, for fodder or ploughing in 229 Show data context
Linseed 565 Show data context
Flax for Fibre 294 Show data context
Hops 0 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 19,675 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 238 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 641 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 4,351 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 470 Show data context
Crops under glass 96 Show data context
Flowers grown in the open 747 Show data context
All Other Crops 780 Show data context
Bare Fallow 3,308 Show data context
Lucerne 407 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 102,510 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 107,395 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, Devon 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/10152896/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1950

Date accessed: 13th August 2022