Farm operators by farm type and province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture) (Prince Edward Island)

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Farm operators by farm type and province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(Prince Edward Island)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  Operators
  number % change
P.E.I.    
All operators in the province1,2 2,455 2,335 -4.9
Farm type3      
  Dairy cattle and milk production 435 360 -17.2
  Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots 575 475 -17.4
  Hog and pig farming 130 90 -30.8
  Chicken egg production 20 20 0.0
  Broiler and other meat-type chicken production 10 15 50.0
  Turkey production 0 5 …
  Poultry hatcheries 0 0 …
  Combination poultry and egg production 5 0 -100.0
  Other poultry production 0 0 …
  Sheep farming 20 20 0.0
  Goat farming 0 0 …
  Apiculture 10 10 0.0
  Horse and other equine production 55 115 109.1
  Fur-bearing animal and rabbit production 15 15 0.0
  Livestock combination farming 90 80 -11.1
  All other miscellaneous animal production 0 5 …
  Soybean farming 5 10 100.0
  Oilseed (except soybean) farming 0 0 …
  Dry pea and bean farming 5 0 -100.0
  Wheat farming 20 15 0.0
  Corn farming 0 0 …
  Other grain farming 40 70 0.0
  Potato farming 525 495 -5.7
  Other vegetables (except potato) and melon farming 60 70 16.7
  Fruit and tree-nut farming 140 205 46.4
  Mushroom production 0 0 …
  Other food crops grown under cover 5 5 0.0
  Nursery and tree production 25 25 0.0
  Floriculture production 25 15 -40.0
  Tobacco farming 0 0 …
  Hay farming 135 110 -18.5
  Fruit and vegetable combination farming 15 10 -33.3
  All other miscellaneous crop farming 90 90 0.0

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