Certified organic products, by province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture) (Canada)

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Certified organic products, by province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(Canada)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006 2001 2006
        As a proportion of farms
reporting certified organic
products
  number % change %
Canada          
All farms 246,923 229,373 -7.1 ... ...
Farms reporting certified organic products1 2,230 3,555 59.4 ... ...
Type of certified organic product:          
Hay or field crops 1,442 2,462 70.7 64.7 69.3
Fruits, vegetables or greenhouse products 614 916 49.2 27.5 25.8
Animals or animal products 381 673 76.6 17.1 18.9
Maple products 129 299 131.8 5.8 8.4
Other (herbs, etc.) 211 190 -10.0 9.5 5.3

For more information on the concepts, methods and quality of the data contained in this table, consult the 2006 Census of Agriculture.