Archived - Area of fruit, berries and nuts, vegetables, sod, nursery and greenhouse products, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1986 to 2006) (New Brunswick)

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Archived - Area of fruit, berries and nuts, vegetables, sod, nursery and greenhouse products, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1986 to 2006)
(New Brunswick)
  1986 1991 1996 2001 2006
N.B.          
Total number of farms 3,554 3,252 3,405 3,034 2,776
Total fruit, berries and nuts          
Area in hectares1 4,982 4,903 7,184 9,319 9,783
Farm reporting 446 442 500 537 473
Percentage of total farms 12.5 13.6 14.7 17.7 17.0
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 11 11 14 17 21
Total vegetables (excluding greenhouse vegetables)          
Area in hectares1 3,269 2,891 2,322 1,028 864
Farm reporting 375 353 302 220 207
Percentage of total farms 10.6 10.9 8.9 7.3 7.5
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 9 8 8 5 4
Sod          
Area in hectares1 169 199 230 295 515
Farm reporting 5 9 9 8 10
Percentage of total farms 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 34 22 26 37 52
Total nursery products          
Area in hectares1 152 166 153 165 134
Farm reporting 28 52 92 68 49
Percentage of total farms 0.8 1.6 2.7 2.2 1.8
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 5 3 2 2 3
Total greenhouse products          
Area in square metres2 104,013 119,246 178,527 192,090 173,229
Farm reporting 128 130 173 149 135
Percentage of total farms 3.6 4.0 5.1 4.9 4.9
Average area in square metres per farm reporting 813 917 1,032 1,289 1,283