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

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Certified organic products, by province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(Alberta)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006 2001 2006
        As a proportion of farms
reporting certified organic
products
  number % change %
Alta.          
All farms 53,652 49,431 -7.9
Farms reporting certified organic products1 197 230 16.8
Type of certified organic product:          
Hay or field crops 142 193 35.9 72.1 83.9
Fruits, vegetables or greenhouse products 21 31 47.6 10.7 13.5
Animals or animal products 60 84 40.0 30.5 36.5
Maple products 0 0
Other (herbs, etc.) 30 13 -56.7 15.2 5.7

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