Canada

By: Jessica Lawson , Emely Lopez

Agriculture byproducts, and livestock.

Pigs are found commonly fun in Canada. some byproducts are toothpaste, medicine tablets, fabric softener, corks, candles, paint brush, shampoo.

Top imports and exports

  • top imports: machinery, equipment, vehicle parts, chemicals, durable consumer goods.
  • top exports: oil, machines, engines, pumps, air crafts, paper, plastic, wood, aluminum.
  • vehicles: $66.9 billion ( 16% total imports)
  • fur skins/ art. fur: 165.7%

Full and part time jobs

  1. 228,811 jobs in beef industry.
  2. 2008: 327,000 employed in Ag jobs.

Common species of livestock

  • Pigs
  • Cattle
  • Hogs
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Commercial farm or small family owned?

  • Commercial farms
  • Pigs are produced most.

Production.

  • 26,000,000 pigs produced each year
  • 577,420 tones of cattle& beef produced
  • Canada does produce enough food for its population.

Facts!!!!!!!!!

  1. Canadian Agriculture employs 2,000,000 Canadians
  2. 1 in every 8 jobs in Canada are Ag related.
  3. 5th largest Ag exporter in the world.
  4. One quarter of Canadian farmers are female (27.5%)
  5. Canada has food banks
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