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County Statistics - Agriculture Data

Reported Area of Farms, Land in Crops and Pasture
Kings County 1981 - 2001
1981 1986 1991 1996 2001
Total Area of Farms 165,167 149,079 139,476 138,955 129,938
Land in Crops 64,569 60,293 55,904 58,288 58,972
Summer fallow 2,206 2,660 949 478 589
Improved Pasture 14,641 10,230 9,945 8,532 7,813
Natural Land for Pasture na* na* 14,095 11,419 10,604
All other Land 83,764 75,896 58,583 60,238 51,960
All values are in acres. Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture
*Included with "all other land" for 1981 and 1986


Number of Farms by Type Kings County
1976 - 2001
  1976 1981 1986 1991 1996 2001
Dairy 91 75 69 63 46 34
Cattle (beef) 74 122 100 113 104 108
Hogs 39 73 56 37 44 35
Poultry 50 46 74 68 64 66
Grain 10 16 14 5 2 8
Field Crop 56 37 28 28 32 43
Fruit } 135 } 156 124 118 117 125
Vegetable 41 58 53 40
Miscellaneous Specialty 14 21 38 61 82 84
Mixed 50 47 54 29 38 37
Total 519 593 598 580 582 580
Note: Includes all farms with sales over $2500
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture
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