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Agriculture Land Breakdown  

The two tables below depict the number of farms and their sizes as of 2011, and a breakdown of agricultural land use in terms of acres. 

County of Newell - Total # of Farms – 717

 

 

 

# of Farms

% of Total

 

2011

2011

Under 129 acres

118

16%

130 – 239 acres

93

13%

240 – 559 acres

196

27%

560 – 759 acres

76

11%

760 – 1,119 acres

67

9%

1,120 – 1,499 acres

36

5%

1,500 – 2,239 acres

36

5%

Over 2,240

95

13%

Source Statistics Canada 2006 Census of Agriculture

 

 


Crop Area/Livestock (2006 and 2011)

 

 

# of Acres/Animals

% Change

 

2006

2011

 

Spring Wheat (Excluding Durum)

90,985

96,076

5.6%

Alfalfa & Alfalfa Mixtures

72,798

58,918

-19.1%

Barley

48,212

44,869

-6.9%

Canola

26,945

68,625

154.7%

Cattle & Calves

259,913

146,139

-43.8*

 

Source: Statistic Canada 2006 Census of Agriculture

Native Pasture Land – 930,000 acres

Irrigated Land – 282,000 acres

Dry Land Cropland – 60,000 acres



Agriculture Land Breakdown


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