Agriculture and Agri-Food in the Local Economy
Of all jobs in Ontario are in agriculture/agri-food
6% of GDP
persons were employed in traditional agriculture in Ontario
of Ontario jobs in primary agriculture are filled by persons 55 years and older.
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.
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