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 126,422 Show data context
Barley 98,036 Show data context
Oats 52,719 Show data context
Mixed Corn 10,479 Show data context
Rye for threshing 1,060 Show data context
Rye for green fodder 238 Show data context
Beans for stockfeeding 5,688 Show data context
Peas for stockfeeding 5,398 Show data context
Potatoes, first earlies 7,654 Show data context
Potatoes, main crop and second earlies 23,736 Show data context
Turnips and Swedes for stockfeeding 720 Show data context
Mangolds 7,659 Show data context
Sugar Beet 21,695 Show data context
Rape 462 Show data context
Cabbage, kale, savoys, and kohl rabi for fodder 5,918 Show data context
Vetches or Tares 3,018 Show data context
Mustard for seed, for fodder or ploughing in 1,662 Show data context
Linseed 5,762 Show data context
Flax for Fibre 1,278 Show data context
Hops 8 Show data context
Orchards with crops, fallow or grass below the trees 11,534 Show data context
Orchards with small fruit below the trees 611 Show data context
Small fruit not under orchard trees 3,032 Show data context
Vegetables (excluding potatoes) grown in the open 39,723 Show data context
Fruit and vegetables not grown primarily for sale 495 Show data context
Crops under glass 556 Show data context
Flowers grown in the open 1,253 Show data context
All Other Crops 4,112 Show data context
Bare Fallow 15,773 Show data context
Lucerne 14,504 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For mowing 48,274 Show data context
Clover and Rotation Grasses: For grazing 20,288 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, Essex 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/10186092/cube/AGCEN_CROP_1950

Date accessed: 13th August 2020