Like wheat, barley is one of the first cultivated grains and is now grown widely with 1,080,000 hectares in the UK in 2014
Wheat is the main UK arable grain crop with around 2,000,000 hectares grown, 25% of which is exported.
Oilseed Rape (OSR)
Rape, with its distinctive yellow flowers, is the major UK oilseed crop with 675,000 hectares grown in 2014
In the UK around 50,000 hectares are grown annually for human consumption and around 70,000 for animal feed
116,000 hectares of sugar beet were grown in the UK in 2014. Average yield is about 55 tonnes per hectare