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Understanding Canadian agriculture

R. M. A. Loyns

Understanding Canadian agriculture

by R. M. A. Loyns

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Published by Canadian Foundation for Economic Education in Toronto, Ont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Canada.,
  • Agriculture -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR. M. A. Loyns.
    SeriesUnderstanding economics series -- 5
    ContributionsCanadian Foundation for Economic Education.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20750578M

      Canada’s economic prospects have long been underpinned by trade. No industry better illustrates this than agriculture, where more than 90 percent of our producers depend on selling their goods to the world.. In recent years, exports in agriculture and agri-food have grown dramatically, generating millions more in annual sales for producers and billions more to the Canadian economy. The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Canada. Dept. of Agriculture. Books from the extended shelves: Canada. Dept. of Agriculture: Abstracts of the Returns of Mortuary Statistics (Mortuary Statistics of the Principal Cities and Towns of Canada) for the first six months of the year (for the year []) Re sume des releve s de la statistique mortuaire, etc. Eng. & Fr. (Ottawa.

      Agriculture in Canada is among the most sophisticated and technologically advanced in the world. Farmers use scientific crop and soil analysis as well as state-of-the-art equipment. By , more than one-quarter of all Canadian farmers used a computer in . The authors of Understanding the Social Economy: a Canadian perspective – all associated with the University of Toronto and with a great deal of knowledge and expertise in social economy, non.

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