Farm operators by farm type and province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture) (Newfoundland and Labrador)

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Farm operators by farm type and province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(Newfoundland and Labrador)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  Operators
  number % change
N.L.    
All operators in the province1,2 780 715 -8.3
Farm type3      
  Dairy cattle and milk production 75 55 -26.7
  Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots 85 60 -29.4
  Hog and pig farming 15 10 -33.3
  Chicken egg production 35 20 -42.9
  Broiler and other meat-type chicken production 10 5 -50.0
  Turkey production 0 0 …
  Poultry hatcheries 0 0 …
  Combination poultry and egg production 0 0 …
  Other poultry production 0 0 …
  Sheep farming 45 30 -33.3
  Goat farming 0 5 …
  Apiculture 5 5 0.0
  Horse and other equine production 15 15 0.0
  Fur-bearing animal and rabbit production 25 25 0.0
  Livestock combination farming 30 20 -33.3
  All other miscellaneous animal production 0 0 …
  Soybean farming 0 0 …
  Oilseed (except soybean) farming 0 0 …
  Dry pea and bean farming 0 0 …
  Wheat farming 0 0 …
  Corn farming 0 0 …
  Other grain farming 0 5 …
  Potato farming 20 30 50.0
  Other vegetables (except potato) and melon farming 110 95 -13.6
  Fruit and tree-nut farming 45 50 11.1
  Mushroom production 0 0 …
  Other food crops grown under cover 15 10 -33.3
  Nursery and tree production 40 60 50.0
  Floriculture production 85 75 -11.8
  Tobacco farming 0 0 …
  Hay farming 55 85 54.5
  Fruit and vegetable combination farming 50 30 -40.0
  All other miscellaneous crop farming 20 20 0.0

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