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

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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)
(Alberta)
  1986 1991 1996 2001 2006
Alta.          
Total number of farms 57,777 57,245 59,007 53,652 49,431
Total fruit, berries and nuts          
Area in hectares1 198 466 682 1,019 1,187
Farm reporting 277 330 496 545 593
Percentage of total farms 0.5 0.6 0.8 1.0 1.2
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 1 1 1 2 2
Total vegetables (excluding greenhouse vegetables)          
Area in hectares1 3,600 4,668 5,562 5,744 5,339
Farm reporting 478 483 594 509 508
Percentage of total farms 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.9 1.0
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 8 10 9 11 11
Sod          
Area in hectares1 2,359 2,702 2,538 2,871 3,805
Farm reporting 50 48 36 29 46
Percentage of total farms 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 47 56 71 99 83
Total nursery products          
Area in hectares1 2,081 2,160 2,493 2,688 3,624
Farm reporting 291 384 584 586 573
Percentage of total farms 0.5 0.7 1.0 1.1 1.2
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 7 6 4 5 6
Total greenhouse products          
Area in square metres2 519,187 533,683 739,464 980,734 1,155,037
Farm reporting 405 424 600 569 522
Percentage of total farms 0.7 0.7 1.0 1.1 1.1
Average area in square metres per farm reporting 1,282 1,259 1,232 1,724 2,213