Potato: Area, Production and Farm Value by County and District, Ontario, 2007-2012


2012
Counties and Districts
Harvested Area (acres) Average Yield ('000lbs/acre) Total Production ('000 lbs) Marketed Production ('000 lbs) Average Price (cents/lb) Farm Value ($'000)
Brant
2,428
18.9
45,891
42,215
14.77
6,236
Elgin
1,688
18.9
31,912
29,356
14.77
4,336
Essex
1,750
19.1
33,420
30,743
14.77
4,541
Haldimand-Norfolk
2,855
19.1
54,529
50,162
14.77
7,409
Hamilton
1,356
19.0
25,757
23,694
14.77
3,500
Lambton
2,358
18.9
44,573
41,002
14.77
6,057
Oxford
970
19.2
18,623
17,132
14.77
2,531
Other
171
19.0
3,244
2,984
14.77
440
Southern District
13,576
19.0
257,949
237,288
14.77
35,050
Dufferin
6,585
18.9
124,452
114,483
14.77
16,911
Simcoe
12,639
19.2
242,670
223,232
14.77
32,974
Waterloo
335
19.1
6,412
5,899
14.77
871
Other
574
19.2
11,016
10,133
14.77
1,497
Western District
20,133
19.1
384,550
353,747
14.77
52,253
Durham
243
18.5
4,498
4,138
14.77
611
York
1,305
18.8
24,532
22,567
14.77
3,333
Other
417
18.5
7,721
7,103
14.77
1,050
Central District
1,965
18.7
36,751
33,808
14.77
4,994
Prescott & Russell
1,549
18.5
28,656
26,361
14.77
3,894
Renfrew
294
18.5
5,434
4,999
14.77
738
Other
172
18.5
3,186
2,931
14.77
433
Eastern District
2,015
18.5
37,276
34,291
14.77
5,065
Algoma
217
18.6
4,034
3,711
14.77
548
Greater Sudbury/Grand Sudbury
963
18.9
18,192
16,735
14.77
2,472
Thunder Bay
437
18.5
8,093
7,444
14.77
1,100
Other
194
18.8
3,655
3,362
14.77
496
Northern District
1,811
18.8
33,974
31,252
14.77
4,616
Province
39,500
19.0
750,500
690,385
14.77
101,978

2011
Counties and Districts
Harvested Area (acres) Average Yield ('000lbs/acre) Total Production ('000 lbs) Marketed Production ('000 lbs) Average Price (cents/lb) Farm Value ($'000)
Brant
2,244
17.4
39,040
35,131
15.95
5,604
Elgin
1,560
17.2
26,836
24,149
15.95
3,852
Essex
1,617
17.6
28,456
25,608
15.95
4,085
Haldimand-Norfolk
2,638
17.3
45,639
41,070
15.95
6,552
Hamilton
1,253
17.4
21,796
19,614
15.95
3,129
Lambton
2,179
17.4
37,918
34,122
15.95
5,444
Oxford
896
17.7
15,864
14,276
15.95
2,277
Other
158
17.3
2,736
2,462
15.95
393
Southern District
12,545
17.4
218,286
196,432
15.95
31,337
Dufferin
6,085
17.4
105,873
95,273
15.95
15,199
Simcoe
11,679
17.7
206,721
186,025
15.95
29,677
Waterloo
310
17.6
5,444
4,899
15.95
782
Other
530
17.7
9,384
8,444
15.95
1,347
Western District
18,603
17.6
327,421
294,641
15.95
47,004
Durham
225
17.3
3,891
3,501
15.95
559
York
1,206
17.5
21,101
18,989
15.95
3,029
Other
386
17.6
6,788
6,109
15.95
975
Central District
1,816
17.5
31,780
28,599
15.95
4,562
Prescott & Russell
1,431
17.2
24,619
22,154
15.95
3,534
Renfrew
271
17.6
4,777
4,299
15.95
686
Other
159
17.5
2,781
2,503
15.95
399
Eastern District
1,862
17.3
32,177
28,956
15.95
4,619
Algoma
200
17.3
3,463
3,116
15.95
497
Greater Sudbury/Grand Sudbury
889
17.5
15,566
14,007
15.95
2,235
Thunder Bay
404
17.2
6,952
6,256
15.95
997
Other
181
17.5
3,155
2,840
15.95
453
Northern District
1,674
17.4
29,136
26,219
15.95
4,182
Province
36,500
17.5
638,800
574,847
15.95
91,704

2010
Counties and Districts
Harvested Area (acres) Average Yield ('000lbs/acre) Total Production ('000 lbs) Marketed Production ('000 lbs) Average Price (cents/lb) Farm Value ($'000)
Brant
3,232
21.5
69,484
61,137
15.25
9,322
Elgin
1,219
20.3
24,688
21,722
15.25
3,312
Essex
969
20.4
19,769
17,394
15.25
2,652
Haldimand-Norfolk
2,596
20.8
54,005
47,518
15.25
7,245
Hamilton
1,269
22.0
27,914
24,561
15.25
3,745
Lambton
2,057
20.3
41,749
36,734
15.25
5,601
Oxford
567
22.0
12,467
10,970
15.25
1,673
Other
532
21.0
11,169
9,827
15.25
1,498
Southern District
12,440
21.0
261,245
229,863
15.25
35,047
Dufferin
5,732
21.6
123,803
108,931
15.25
16,609
Simcoe
14,009
22.2
310,997
273,638
15.25
41,722
Waterloo
408
21.8
8,916
7,845
15.25
1,196
Other
1,103
21.6
23,814
20,953
15.25
3,195
Western District
21,251
22.0
467,529
411,367
15.25
62,721
Durham
237
19.8
4,696
4,132
15.25
630
York
1,175
20.2
23,739
20,888
15.25
3,185
Other
493
20.0
9,860
8,675
15.25
1,323
Central District
1,905
20.1
38,295
33,694
15.25
5,137
Eastern District
934
21.8
20,383
17,935
15.25
2,734
Greater Sudbury/Grand Sudbury
824
20.2
16,638
14,639
15.25
2,232
Thunder Bay
419
20.0
8,386
7,378
15.25
1,125
Other
227
19.9
4,524
3,982
15.25
608
Northern District
1,470
20.1
29,548
25,999
15.25
3,965
Province
38,000
21.5
817,000
718,858
15.25
109,604

2009
Counties and Districts Total
Harvested
acres
Average
Yield
('000lbs/
acre)
Total
Production
('000 lb)
Marketed Production
('000 lb)
Average
price
(cents/lb)
Total
Value
($ '000)
Haldimand-Norfolk
2,490
24.2
60,300
53,100
14.48
7,686
Hamilton
1,210
17.5
21,200
18,700
14.48
2,707
Oxford
550
19.5
10,700
9,400
14.48
1,361
Other
7,670
23.5
180,000
158,400
14.48
22,929
Southern Ontario
11,920
22.8
272,200
239,600
14.48
34,682
Dufferin
5,490
22.0
120,700
106,200
14.48
15,373
Simcoe
13,420
20.9
280,200
246,800
14.48
35,725
Waterloo
390
16.7
6,500
5,700
14.48
825
Other
1,050
21.4
22,500
19,800
14.48
2,866
Western Ontario
20,350
21.1
429,900
378,500
14.48
54,788
York
1,120
20.9
23,400
20,600
14.48
2,982
Other
700
19.0
13,300
11,700
14.48
1,694
Central Ontario
1,820
20.2
36,700
32,300
14.48
4,675
Eastern Ontario
900
16.7
15,000
13,200
14.48
1,911
Greater Sudbury
790
22.0
17,400
15,300
14.48
2,215
Thunder Bay
400
21.0
8,400
7,400
14.48
1,071
Other
220
13.6
3,000
2,600
14.48
376
Northern Ontario
1,410
20.4
28,800
25,300
14.48
3,662
Ontario
36,400
21.5
782,600
688,900
14.48
99,719

2008
Counties and Districts Total
Harvested
acres
Average
Yield
('000lbs/
acre)
Marketed
Production
('000 lb)
Average
price
(cents/lb)
Total
Value
($ '000)
Brant
2,990
24.0
64,700
16.80
10,871
Chatham Kent
180
17.8
2,900
16.80
487
Essex
900
15.2
12,300
16.80
2,067
Haldimand-Norfolk
2,410
19.5
42,200
16.80
7,091
Hamilton
1,170
21.3
22,400
16.80
3,764
Lambton
1,910
24.0
41,200
16.80
6,923
Oxford
530
20.6
9,800
16.80
1,647
Other
1,450
20.6
26,800
16.80
4,503
Southern Ontario
11,540
21.4
222,300
16.80
37,352
Dufferin
5,310
24.6
117,400
16.80
19,726
Simcoe
12,940
24.0
280,100
16.80
47,063
Waterloo
380
15.3
5,200
16.80
874
Other
1,020
16.6
15,200
16.80
2,554
Western Ontario
19,650
23.6
417,900
16.80
70,217
Durham
220
19.5
3,900
16.80
655
York
1,090
16.0
15,700
16.80
2,638
Other
460
21.3
8,800
16.80
1,479
Central Ontario
1,770
17.8
28,400
16.80
4,772
Eastern Ontario
870
16.0
12,500
16.80
2,100
Greater Sudbury
760
14.6
10,000
16.80
1,680
Thunder Bay
390
10.3
3,600
16.80
605
Other
220
11.8
2,300
16.80
386
Northern Ontario
1,370
12.9
15,900
16.80
2,672
Ontario
35,200
22.0
697,000
16.80
117,112

2007
Counties and Districts Total
Harvested
acres
Average
Yield
('000lbs/
acre)
Total
Production
('000 lb)
Marketed
Production
('000 lb)
Average
price
(cents/lb)
Total
Value
($ '000)
Brant
3,060
17.4
53,200
50,000
13.75
6,875
Chatham Kent
180
10.6
1,900
1,800
13.75
248
Essex
920
16.1
14,800
13,900
13.75
1,911
Haldimand-Norfolk
2,460
10.6
26,100
24,600
13.75
3,383
Hamilton
1,200
12.5
15,000
14,100
13.75
1,939
Lambton
1,950
16.6
32,400
30,500
13.75
4,194
Oxford
540
16.1
8,700
8,200
13.75
1,128
Other
1,480
16.1
23,800
22,400
13.75
3,080
Southern Ontario
11,790
14.9
175,900
165,500
13.75
22,756
Dufferin
5,430
15.2
82,500
77,600
13.75
10,670
Simcoe
13,260
14.3
190,100
178,900
13.75
24,581
Waterloo
390
13.3
5,200
4,900
13.75
674
Other
1,040
9.8
10,200
9,600
13.75
1,320
Western Ontario
20,120
14.3
288,000
271,000
13.75
37,245
Durham
220
11.8
2,600
2,400
13.75
330
York
1,110
11.7
13,000
12,200
13.75
1,678
Other
470
13.2
6,200
5,800
13.75
798
Central Ontario
1,800
12.1
21,800
20,400
13.75
2,805
Eastern Ontario
890
11.5
10,200
9,600
13.75
1,320
Greater Sudbury
780
13.7
10,700
10,100
13.75
1,389
Thunder Bay
400
14.0
5,600
5,300
13.75
729
Other
220
11.8
2,600
2,400
13.75
330
Northern Ontario
1,400
13.5
18,900
17,800
13.75
2,448
Ontario
36,000
14.3
514,800
484,300
13.75
66,573
Note: The above are estimates by OMAFRA, not a product of Statistics Canada

Reference: Canadian Potato Production and Census of Agriculture 2006 & 2011, Statistics Canada


Author :  
Siva Mailvaganam - Statistician - OMAFRA
Last Reviewed :  
30 May 2017
For more information:
E-mail: stats.omafra@ontario.ca