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  • Table: 32-10-0453-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 001-0101)
    Geography: Census agricultural region
    Description:

    This table contains 3278 series, with data for years 1987 - 2017 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1936 items: Agricultural Region 1, Newfoundland and Labrador [1001]; Division No. 1, Newfoundland and Labrador [1001]; St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador [1001519]; Agricultural Region 2, Newfoundland and Labrador [1002]; ...) Land use (3 items: Total agriculture; Cropland; Grassland).

    Release date: 2018-07-20

  • Table: 32-10-0036-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 001-0066)
    Geography: Canada
    Description: Data on fertilizer inventories such as ammonia, urea ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulphate, diammonium phosphate and other fertilizer products for the Eastern and Western provinces of Canada.
    Release date: 2018-06-08

  • Table: 32-10-0037-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 001-0067)
    Geography: Canada
    Description: Data on the production of fertilizer such as ammonia, urea ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulphate, diammonium phosphate and other fertilizer products for Canada.
    Release date: 2018-06-08

  • Table: 32-10-0038-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 001-0068)
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Description: Data on the shipments of various fertilizers such as ammonia, urea ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulfate, etc. to Canada's Eastern provinces, the Prairie provinces, the United States and other countries.
    Release date: 2018-05-10

  • Table: 32-10-0039-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 001-0069)
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Description: Data on fertilizer shipments within Canada by nutrient content such as nitrogen, phosphate, potash and sulphur.
    Release date: 2018-05-10

  • Table: 32-10-0029-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 001-0056)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Description: Number, acres and hectares of total nurseries and nursery area (field area, container area) in Canada and the provinces.
    Release date: 2018-04-25

  • Thematic map: 95-634-X201700154903
    Description:

    This second set of thematic maps, based on the 2016 Census of Agriculture data, present the following theme: land use, land tenure and management practices. It includes maps about land use, land tenure, agricultural practices, land inputs, technologies used on the operation and renewable energy production on the operation.

    Release date: 2018-01-25

  • Classification: 12-607-X
    Description:

    The Ecological Land Classification (ELC) is Statistics Canada's official classification for ecological areas in Canada.

    The ELC was developed to enable the production of integrated statistics for ecological areas. It is a hierarchical framework that classifies ecological areas or ecosystems and that incorporates all major components of ecosystems: air, water land and biota. All boundaries in the ecological framework are matched to soil landscape polygons from the Soil Landscapes of Canada (SLC).

    There are 15 ecozones at the top of the ecological land classification hierarchy. They cover the entire terrestrial extent of Canada.

    These ecozones are subdivided into 53 ecoprovinces that contain 194 ecoregions, which can be further subdivided into 1,027 separate ecological units called ecodistricts.

    Release date: 2018-01-23

  • Table: 32-10-0152-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 004-0001)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Description:

    Number and area of farms and farmland area by tenure from the Census of Agriculture, Canada and provinces, 1921 to 2016.

    Release date: 2017-12-11

  • Table: 32-10-0153-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 004-0002)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Description:

    Total area of farms and use of farm land from the Census of Agriculture, Canada and provinces, 1921 to 2016.

    Release date: 2017-12-11
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  • Table: 32-10-0453-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 001-0101)
    Geography: Census agricultural region
    Description:

    This table contains 3278 series, with data for years 1987 - 2017 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1936 items: Agricultural Region 1, Newfoundland and Labrador [1001]; Division No. 1, Newfoundland and Labrador [1001]; St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador [1001519]; Agricultural Region 2, Newfoundland and Labrador [1002]; ...) Land use (3 items: Total agriculture; Cropland; Grassland).

    Release date: 2018-07-20

  • Table: 32-10-0036-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 001-0066)
    Geography: Canada
    Description: Data on fertilizer inventories such as ammonia, urea ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulphate, diammonium phosphate and other fertilizer products for the Eastern and Western provinces of Canada.
    Release date: 2018-06-08

  • Table: 32-10-0037-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 001-0067)
    Geography: Canada
    Description: Data on the production of fertilizer such as ammonia, urea ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulphate, diammonium phosphate and other fertilizer products for Canada.
    Release date: 2018-06-08

  • Table: 32-10-0038-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 001-0068)
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Description: Data on the shipments of various fertilizers such as ammonia, urea ammonium nitrate, ammonium sulfate, etc. to Canada's Eastern provinces, the Prairie provinces, the United States and other countries.
    Release date: 2018-05-10

  • Table: 32-10-0039-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 001-0069)
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Description: Data on fertilizer shipments within Canada by nutrient content such as nitrogen, phosphate, potash and sulphur.
    Release date: 2018-05-10

  • Table: 32-10-0029-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 001-0056)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Description: Number, acres and hectares of total nurseries and nursery area (field area, container area) in Canada and the provinces.
    Release date: 2018-04-25

  • Thematic map: 95-634-X201700154903
    Description:

    This second set of thematic maps, based on the 2016 Census of Agriculture data, present the following theme: land use, land tenure and management practices. It includes maps about land use, land tenure, agricultural practices, land inputs, technologies used on the operation and renewable energy production on the operation.

    Release date: 2018-01-25

  • Table: 32-10-0152-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 004-0001)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Description:

    Number and area of farms and farmland area by tenure from the Census of Agriculture, Canada and provinces, 1921 to 2016.

    Release date: 2017-12-11

  • Table: 32-10-0153-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 004-0002)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Description:

    Total area of farms and use of farm land from the Census of Agriculture, Canada and provinces, 1921 to 2016.

    Release date: 2017-12-11

  • Table: 32-10-0159-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 004-0008)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Description:

    Total greenhouse area in use and mushrooms from the Census of Agriculture, Canada and provinces, 1981 to 2016.

    Release date: 2017-12-11
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Analysis (23) (0 to 10 of 23 results)

  • Stats in brief: 16-508-X2016001
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at the irrigation methods and conservation practices used on Canadian farms, using data from the 2014 Agricultural Water Survey.

    Release date: 2016-07-08

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X201500214133
    Description:

    This study uses data from the 2011 Census of Agriculture to examine wildlife habitat available on agricultural land, benefits that agriculture receives from wildlife, and mutually-beneficial farm practices.

    Release date: 2015-03-30

  • Articles and reports: 96-325-X201400113006
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    As crops grow, they deplete the soil’s fertility by absorbing nutrients from the land. These nutrients, need to be replenished in order to ensure that there is something in the soil for the next year’s crops. Canadian agriculture relies heavily on commercial fertilizers as well as manure to replenish soil’s nutrients. This article examines how farmers provide their crops with the nutrients they need to grow and how these farming practices have changed over time.

    Release date: 2014-05-29

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200900310927
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Water is essential for crop production, whether it is provided by rain or irrigation. Although relatively few farms in Canada irrigate, this use of water can represent a significant portion of water use in some areas of the country. This article presents information on the use of irrigation in 2007.

    Release date: 2009-09-24

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200900110821
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article presents information on nitrogen and phosphorus generated through manure production and maps the intensity of nitrogen and phosphorus production by sub-sub-drainage area.

    Release date: 2009-03-26

  • Articles and reports: 16-002-X200800310688
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Tillage involves preparing soil for planting or seeding by plowing, cultivating or otherwise turning it. Using data from the Census of Agriculture, this study examines conventional, conservation and no-till practices across the country.

    Release date: 2008-09-25

  • Articles and reports: 21-601-M2008089
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The objective of this study is to present the quantities and types of pesticide as well as the pest management practices used by Canadian apple growers in 2005. The results that were obtained were based on data from the 2005 Crop Protection Survey.

    Release date: 2008-08-08

  • Articles and reports: 21-601-M2007087
    Description:

    This paper describes the efforts and results of Statistics Canada to produce comparable agricultural water use estimates at the national, provincial and sub-sub-drainage area level for reference year 2001.

    Release date: 2007-11-13

  • Articles and reports: 21-021-M2007001
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The analysis contained in this article is based on results from the 2001 Farm Environmental Management Survey (FEMS). It presents information on various practices used to manage water on Canadian farms. Practices surveyed are divided in two groupings: those used to protect natural sources of water - maintaining vegetation on areas adjacent to natural sources of water, management of grazing livestock, conservation measures for natural wetland areas, and disposal of milkhouse wash water and toxic wastes; and those related to the use of water for farming and household activities types of irrigation systems and testing of domestic water.

    Results show that farm practices impacting water quality and quantity are significantly used by Canadian farmers. Higher adoption rates of environmental measures could likely be achieved to reduce agriculture's environmental footprint. These results can assist governments, farmers and non-governmental organizations in targeting actions and in the promotion and development of new farm environmental programs and practices.

    Release date: 2007-11-06

  • Journals and periodicals: 21-021-M
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The series Farm Environmental Management in Canada presents key information on agri-environmental practices used on Canadian farms. The series includes several articles on themes such as manure storage, manure application, water management, chemical inputs use and sustainable land management practices. These analyses are supported by data from the 2001 Farm Environmental Management Survey (FEMS) and supplemented with information from the 2001 Census of Agriculture. FEMS is the only dedicated national source of information on a broad range of farming practices that impact on the environment.

    The FEMS survey collects farm-level information on manure management practices, sustainable grazing systems, crop nutrient management, pesticides application practices, land and water management practices (including irrigation farming practices), and whole farm environmental management. It provides benchmark information for anyone with an interest in agri-environmental issues.

    Release date: 2007-11-06
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Reference (13) (0 to 10 of 13 results)

  • Classification: 12-607-X
    Description:

    The Ecological Land Classification (ELC) is Statistics Canada's official classification for ecological areas in Canada.

    The ELC was developed to enable the production of integrated statistics for ecological areas. It is a hierarchical framework that classifies ecological areas or ecosystems and that incorporates all major components of ecosystems: air, water land and biota. All boundaries in the ecological framework are matched to soil landscape polygons from the Soil Landscapes of Canada (SLC).

    There are 15 ecozones at the top of the ecological land classification hierarchy. They cover the entire terrestrial extent of Canada.

    These ecozones are subdivided into 53 ecoprovinces that contain 194 ecoregions, which can be further subdivided into 1,027 separate ecological units called ecodistricts.

    Release date: 2018-01-23

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 16-001-M2009008
    Description:

    In 2008, Statistics Canada conducted the first Agricultural Water Use Survey. This pilot survey is part of the Canadian Environment Sustainability Indicators initiative and collects information on volumes of water used for irrigation, irrigated areas, irrigation practices and the quality of water used for agricultural purposes. This technical paper describes the methodology used for the pilot survey and includes recommendations for future cycles of the survey. The validation process seems to indicate that the method used to estimate the volumes of water used and the irrigated areas calculated underestimates the results. The report gives recommendations to minimize this bias in the next iterations of the survey. First, it is recommended to simplify the level of information collected by the survey; to review the sampling methodology; and to examine other means of collecting information on volumes of water used for irrigation. This pilot version of the survey remains a reliable source for consistent data on agricultural water use.

    Release date: 2009-06-26

  • Geographic files and documentation: 21-601-M2006077
    Description:

    The objective of this study was to estimate and map livestock manure production by the environmental geography unit known as the Sub-Sub-Drainage Area (SSDA) in 2001 and to calculate the change in manure production over the 1981-2001 period.

    Release date: 2006-01-13

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 96-328-M2004010
    Geography: Geographical region of Canada
    Description:

    This activity focuses on how water is used for irrigation, the benefits and risks associated with irrigation and the ways farmers manage their water use.

    Release date: 2004-08-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 96-328-M2004011
    Description:

    This activity explores the use of pesticides in protecting crops, including the risks and benefits.

    Release date: 2004-08-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 96-328-M2004003
    Description:

    This activity looks at the competition between agriculture and urban development for land around urban centres and the difficulties and advantages of farming close to urban areas. The pressure to build more housing in urban areas is strong, but such development takes some of Canada's best farmland out of production permanently. Should decisions on how this land is used be left solely to the market? Students will debate the issue.

    Release date: 2004-06-09

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 96-328-M2004006
    Description:

    This activity looks at all aspects of manure and manure management (often called nutrient management) from its value as a soil fertilizer to environmental concerns over mismanagement.

    Release date: 2004-06-09

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3461
    Description: The objective of the survey is to assist Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC) in the development of an information base on the management of three farm inputs: manure, commercial fertilizers and pesticides.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5044
    Description: This survey, focusing on both livestock and crop operations, will allow the establishment of base lines and development of updates for an expanded set of agri-environmental indicators, and generate the information to design effective and well targeted policy and program responses.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5100
    Description: The 2005 pilot survey on crop protection was designed to provide key information for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)'s Pesticide Risk Reduction Program of the Pest Management Centre.
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