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

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Farm operators by farm type and province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(Saskatchewan)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  Operators
  number % change
Sask.    
All operators in the province1,2 66,275 59,185 -10.7
Farm type3      
  Dairy cattle and milk production 550 360 -34.5
  Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots 16,500 16,795 1.8
  Hog and pig farming 415 315 -24.1
  Chicken egg production 60 75 25.0
  Broiler and other meat-type chicken production 85 110 29.4
  Turkey production 20 15 -25.0
  Poultry hatcheries 0 5 …
  Combination poultry and egg production 5 5 0.0
  Other poultry production 15 10 -33.3
  Sheep farming 370 260 -29.7
  Goat farming 100 80 -20.0
  Apiculture 215 350 62.8
  Horse and other equine production 1,025 1,600 56.1
  Fur-bearing animal and rabbit production 5 0 -100.0
  Livestock combination farming 1,175 1,285 9.4
  All other miscellaneous animal production 850 725 -14.7
  Soybean farming 0 5 …
  Oilseed (except soybean) farming 4,225 7,130 68.8
  Dry pea and bean farming 3,590 1,085 -69.8
  Wheat farming 11,295 8,730 -22.7
  Corn farming 5 0 -100.0
  Other grain farming 20,830 16,110 -22.7
  Potato farming 125 130 4.0
  Other vegetables (except potato) and melon farming 70 60 -14.3
  Fruit and tree-nut farming 135 230 70.4
  Mushroom production 0 0 …
  Other food crops grown under cover 40 35 -12.5
  Nursery and tree production 100 115 15.0
  Floriculture production 245 220 -10.2
  Tobacco farming 0 0 …
  Hay farming 2,890 2,470 -14.5
  Fruit and vegetable combination farming 25 20 -20.0
  All other miscellaneous crop farming 1,305 845 -35.2

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