Area of commercial fertilizer, herbicides, insecticides and fungicides applied, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1996 to 2006) (Manitoba)

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Area of commercial fertilizer, herbicides, insecticides and fungicides applied, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1996 to 2006)
(Manitoba)
  1996 2001 2006 1996 to 2006 2001 to 2006
  number % change
Man.          
Commercial fertilizer          
Area in hectares1 3,830,391 3,531,175 3,452,205 -9.9 -2.2
Farm reporting 15,243 12,133 10,251 -32.7 -15.5
Percentage of total farms 62.5 57.6 53.8 -13.9 -6.6
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 251 291 337 34.3 15.8
Herbicides2          
Area in hectares1 3,421,702 3,566,024 3,209,523 -6.2 -10.0
Farm reporting 13,888 12,166 9,183 -33.9 -24.5
Percentage of total farms 57.0 57.7 48.2 -15.4 -16.5
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 246 293 350 42.3 19.5
Insecticides2          
Area in hectares1 614,213 382,328 396,731 -35.4 3.8
Farm reporting 5,514 2,614 1,859 -66.3 -28.9
Percentage of total farms 22.6 12.4 9.8 -56.6 -21.0
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 111 146 213 91.9 45.9
Fungicides2          
Area in hectares1 390,114 741,376 775,450 98.8 4.6
Farm reporting 2,886 3,385 2,591 -10.2 -23.5
Percentage of total farms 11.8 16.1 13.6 15.3 -15.5
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 135 219 299 121.5 36.5

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