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Agricultural land and Canada"s future

C. F. Bentley

Agricultural land and Canada"s future

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Published by Agricultural Institute of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Canada,
  • Soil conservation -- Canada,
  • Soil management -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Statementpresented by C. Fred Bentley.
    SeriesKlinck lecture -- 1981-82
    ContributionsAgricultural Institute of Canada.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS599.1.A1 B45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p. :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18763843M


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Agricultural land and Canada"s future by C. F. Bentley Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nineteenth-century farm families needed land for the next generation. Their quest shaped agricultural settlement across Canada. This overview of rural history in Quebec, Ontario, and the Prairies provides a new perspective on the ways in which agriculture and the family farm were central to the country's expansion and essential to understanding social, political, and economic changes.4/5(1).

In addition, a new chapter in the book is dedicated to a discussion of the trade agreements recently completed by Canada and their effects on Canada’s agriculture and agri-food industry and more generally on agricultural trade, including agreements with countries in Europe, the Pacific Rim and North America.

Highlights of This Publication. How Agriculture Made Canada shows how differences between the agricultural development of Quebec and that of Ontario had a decisive influence on the settlement of the Prairies. Peter Russell demonstrates that farming families eventually ran out of land against the.

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 Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR) was established as a reserve to meet the future land needs for agriculture. Agricultural land and Canadas future book agriculture has been growing, the ALR has been shrinking. Since the ALR in Abbotsford has lost % of its land base to exclusion and % is now alienated from farming due to temporary or permanent non-farm use.

(ALR 2. The history of agriculture in Canada has many defining moments, innovations, and political turmoil. It becomes the new Canadian standard and the basis for all major wheat strains in the future. to address the drought and depression that had led to a depopulation of close to 3,00, acres of prairie farm land.

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