Table 6
Pesticide use on Canadian crop farms—Provinces and region

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Pesticide use on Canadian crop farms—Provinces and region
Table summary
This table displays the results of the Farm Environmental Management Survey concerning the rate of pesticide use in Canadian farms in 2011. The row headers state the province or region in which the survey was conducted. The column headers state the type of pesticide applied (herbicides, insecticides, fungicides) and the percent of farms (in Canada and in each Canadian province or region) that reported having used each type of pesticide as well as the percent of farms that reported not having used each type of pesticide.
  Application of herbicides Application of insecticides Application of fungicides
Yes No Yes No Yes No
Canada 69 31 15 85 23 77
Atlantic region 57 43 34 66 34 66
Quebec 62 38 11 89 10 90
Ontario 70 30 16 84 25 75
Manitoba 77 23 15 85 42 58
Saskatchewan 79 21 14 86 24 76
Alberta 65 35 11 89 15 85
British Columbia 40 60 28 72 29 71
Percentages may not add up to 100, due to rounding and/or non-response.
Statistics Canada, 2013, Environment Accounts and Statistics Division, 2011 Farm Environmental Management Survey (survey number 5044).
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