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 17,435 Show data context
Barley 7,271 Show data context
Oats 17,109 Show data context
Mixed Corn 11,182 Show data context
Rye for threshing 502 Show data context
Rye for green fodder 198 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 539 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 226 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 1,080 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 4,611 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes for stockfeeding 784 Show data context
Mangolds 2,317 Show data context
Sugar Beet 457 Show data context
Rape 308 Show data context
Cabbage, kale, savoys, and kohl rabi for fodder 3,679 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 624 Show data context
Mustard for seed, for fodder or ploughing in 224 Show data context
Linseed 478 Show data context
Flax for Fibre 320 Show data context
Hops 120 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 1,547 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 98 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 445 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 5,826 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 475 Show data context
Crops under glass 143 Show data context
Flowers grown in the open 2,035 Show data context
All Other Crops 424 Show data context
Bare Fallow 4,918 Show data context
Lucerne 1,007 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 19,960 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 13,572 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, Surrey 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: 13th August 2020