Farms, by farm type and province (Census of Agriculture, 2001 and 2006 ) (Ontario)
|Total number of farms||59,728||57,211|
|% of total farms|
|Dairy cattle and milk production||10.6||8.6|
|Beef cattle ranching and farming, including feedlots||22.5||19.3|
|Hog and pig farming||4.2||3.9|
|Chicken egg production||1.1||1.0|
|Broiler and other meat-type chicken production||1.3||1.5|
|Combination poultry and egg production||0.1||0.1|
|Other poultry production||0.2||0.2|
|Horse and other equine production||5.3||7.5|
|Fur-bearing animal and rabbit production||0.2||0.2|
|Livestock combination farming||3.8||4.3|
|All other miscellaneous animal production||0.6||0.5|
|Oilseed (except soybean) farming||0.1||0.0|
|Dry pea and bean farming||0.2||0.3|
|Other grain farming||7.2||7.7|
|Other vegetables (except potato) and melon farming||2.4||2.7|
|Fruit and tree-nut farming||3.3||3.3|
|Other food crops grown under cover||0.5||0.5|
|Nursery and tree production||2.5||2.6|
|Fruit and vegetable combination farming||0.3||0.3|
|All other miscellaneous crop farming||3.3||3.8|
|Note:Each census farm is classified according to the commodity or group of commodities that accounts for 50% or more of the total potential receipts. |
1. The farm type is based on the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS) farm-typing categories. Although NAICS is revised periodically, the classifications for Canadian agriculture have remained the same and the data for the two census years are comparable.
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture.
Last modified: 2007-05-16.
For more information on the concepts, methods and quality of the data contained in this table, consult the 2006 Census of Agriculture.
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