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

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Farm operators by farm type and province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(Manitoba)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  Operators
  number % change
Man.    
All operators in the province1,2 28,795 26,620 -7.6
Farm type3      
  Dairy cattle and milk production 1,000 820 -18.0
  Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots 9,865 9,240 -6.3
  Hog and pig farming 1,375 1,155 -16.0
  Chicken egg production 235 180 -23.4
  Broiler and other meat-type chicken production 155 135 -12.9
  Turkey production 45 35 -22.2
  Poultry hatcheries 10 10 0.0
  Combination poultry and egg production 10 15 50.0
  Other poultry production 25 15 -40.0
  Sheep farming 235 195 -17.0
  Goat farming 90 105 16.7
  Apiculture 220 350 59.1
  Horse and other equine production 1,105 1,265 14.5
  Fur-bearing animal and rabbit production 35 25 -28.6
  Livestock combination farming 680 660 -2.9
  All other miscellaneous animal production 190 180 -5.3
  Soybean farming 15 225 1,400.0
  Oilseed (except soybean) farming 1,310 1,940 48.1
  Dry pea and bean farming 305 170 -44.3
  Wheat farming 2,680 1,645 -38.6
  Corn farming 30 35 16.7
  Other grain farming 5,555 5,050 -9.1
  Potato farming 220 240 9.1
  Other vegetables (except potato) and melon farming 125 145 16.0
  Fruit and tree-nut farming 175 185 5.7
  Mushroom production 5 0 -100.0
  Other food crops grown under cover 20 10 -50.0
  Nursery and tree production 225 215 -4.4
  Floriculture production 230 210 -8.7
  Tobacco farming 0 0 …
  Hay farming 1,855 1,655 -10.8
  Fruit and vegetable combination farming 10 15 50.0
  All other miscellaneous crop farming 770 510 -33.8

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