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Agriculture

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FACTS

Agriculture Employment 

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Agriculture and Agri-Food in the Local Economy

presents...

Summer 2014

12 %

Of all jobs in Ontario are in agriculture/agri-food

            6% of GDP

86.8K

persons were employed in traditional agriculture in Ontario

in  2013...

of Ontario jobs in primary agriculture are filled by persons 55 years and older.

Over

34%

Elgin

Middlesex

Oxford 

EMO  Region

Farms with under $10k, $10-$25k and $100-$250k in gross receipts make up similar proportions.

The largest proportion of farms have $10k-$25k in gross farm receipts

The largest proportion of farms have $100k-$250K in gross farm receipts

In Agriculture (NAICS 111-112) in Elgin, Middlesex and Oxford in additon to 3,608 non-employer establishments

of establishments in primary agriculture have 1-4 Employees

Oilseed and Grain farming are the largest sub-sector by number of farms in all three counties.  

1168 Employers 

63%

1-4

5-99

100-499

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