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

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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)
(Ontario)
  1986 1991 1996 2001 2006
Ont.          
Total number of farms 72,713 68,633 67,520 59,728 57,211
Total fruit, berries and nuts          
Area in hectares1 34,034 29,331 28,597 26,335 25,780
Farm reporting 5,544 4,467 4,386 3,247 3,093
Percentage of total farms 7.6 6.5 6.5 5.4 5.4
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 6 7 7 8 8
Total vegetables (excluding greenhouse vegetables)          
Area in hectares1 62,340 62,521 64,131 68,856 62,967
Farm reporting 5,290 4,486 4,622 3,938 3,909
Percentage of total farms 7.3 6.5 6.8 6.6 6.8
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 12 14 14 17 16
Sod          
Area in hectares1 8,178 12,126 9,525 11,604 13,029
Farm reporting 115 172 144 135 120
Percentage of total farms 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 71 71 66 86 109
Total nursery products          
Area in hectares1 5,959 10,045 10,610 10,315 10,958
Farm reporting 819 1,257 1,619 1,443 1,209
Percentage of total farms 1.1 1.8 2.4 2.4 2.1
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 7 8 7 7 9
Total greenhouse products          
Area in square metres2 3,501,500 3,803,941 5,816,650 8,969,298 11,626,010
Farm reporting 1,585 1,580 2,085 2,012 1,898
Percentage of total farms 2.2 2.3 3.1 3.4 3.3
Average area in square metres per farm reporting 2,209 2,408 2,790 4,458 6,125