Asparagus: Area, Production, Farm Value, Price and Yield, Ontario, 1979 - 2017


Imperial
Year
Harvested Area (acres) Marketed Production ('000 lbs) Farm Value (a) ($' 000) Average Price (cents/lb) Average Yield (lbs/acre)
2017
3,418
14,926
29,966
200.76
4,367
2016
3,558
16,416
29,491
179.65
4,614
2015
3,496
15,154
26,909
177.57
4,335
2014
3,354
11,782
19,341
164.16
3,513
2013
3,075
13,796
21,794
157.97
4,487
2012
3,021
12,240
19,814
161.88
4,052
2011
2,809
11,966
17,947
149.98
4,260
2010
2,995
10,740
16,193
150.77
3,586
2009
3,525
13,972
18,891
135.21
3,964
2008
3,200
8,300
10,400
125.30
2,594
2007
3,100
8,000
10,000
125.00
2,581
2006
3,100
7,700
9,650
125.32
2,484
2005
2,415
6,830
8,880
130.01
2,828
2004
2,450
5,416
7,100
131.09
2,211
2003
2,200
4,925
6,515
132.28
2,239
2002
2,058
4,480
6,073
135.56
2,177
2001
1,952
4,449
6,102
137.15
2,279
2000
1,920
4,320
5,907
136.74
2,250
1999
1,830
3,690
5,301
143.66
2,016
1998
1,890
3,350
4,475
133.58
1,772
1997
2,200
2,900
4,570
157.59
1,318
1996
1,986
3,685
4,994
135.52
1,855
1995
2,380
5,030
6,470
128.63
2,113
1994
2,650
4,242
5,084
119.85
1,601
1993
2,720
4,794
5,537
115.50
1,763
1992
2,920
5,121
5,440
106.23
1,754
1991
3,003
4,483
3,980
88.78
1,493
1990
3,250
5,190
5,169
99.60
1,597
1989
3,503
6,031
5,678
94.15
1,722
1988
3,770
5,640
5,566
98.69
1,496
1987
4,120
5,116
4,829
94.39
1,242
1986
4,309
6,202
5,950
95.94
1,439
1985
3,808
4,604
4,579
99.46
1,209
1984
3,251
3,702
3,753
101.38
1,139
1983
2,946
3,278
3,370
102.81
1,113
1982
2,184
3,602
3,858
107.11
1,649
1981
2,667
3,330
3,059
91.86
1,249
1980
2,426
3,571
2,924
81.88
1,472
1979
2,551
3,983
2,744
68.89
1,561

Metric
Year
Harvested Area (ha) Marketed Production (tonnes) Farm Value (a) ($' 000) Average Price ($/tonne) Average Yield (tonnes/ha)
2017
1,383
6,770
29,966
4,426.1
4.9
2016
1,440
7,446
29,491
3,960.6
5.2
2015
1,415
6,874
26,909
3,914.7
4.9
2014
1,357
5,344
19,341
3,619.0
3.9
2013
1,244
6,258
21,794
3,482.7
5.0
2012
1,223
5,552
19,814
3,568.8
4.5
2011
1,137
5,428
17,947
3,306.6
4.8
2010
1,212
4,872
16,193
3,324.0
4.0
2009
1,427
6,338
18,891
2,980.8
4.4
2008
1,295
3,765
10,400
2,762.4
2.9
2007
1,255
3,629
10,000
2,755.8
2.9
2006
1,255
3,493
9,650
2,762.9
2.8
2005
977
3,098
8,880
2,866.3
3.2
2004
991
2,457
7,100
2,890.1
2.5
2003
890
2,234
6,515
2,916.4
2.5
2002
833
2,032
6,073
2,988.5
2.4
2001
790
2,018
6,102
3,023.7
2.6
2000
777
1,960
5,907
3,014.5
2.5
1999
741
1,674
5,301
3,167.1
2.3
1998
765
1,520
4,475
2,945.0
2.0
1997
890
1,315
4,570
3,474.2
1.5
1996
804
1,671
4,994
2,987.8
2.1
1995
963
2,282
6,470
2,835.8
2.4
1994
1,072
1,924
5,084
2,642.2
1.8
1993
1,101
2,175
5,537
2,546.3
2.0
1992
1,182
2,323
5,440
2,342.0
2.0
1991
1,215
2,033
3,980
1,957.3
1.7
1990
1,315
2,354
5,169
2,195.7
1.8
1989
1,418
2,736
5,678
2,075.6
1.9
1988
1,526
2,558
5,566
2,175.7
1.7
1987
1,667
2,321
4,829
2,080.9
1.4
1986
1,744
2,813
5,950
2,115.0
1.6
1985
1,541
2,088
4,579
2,192.6
1.4
1984
1,316
1,679
3,753
2,235.0
1.3
1983
1,192
1,487
3,370
2,266.5
1.2
1982
884
1,634
3,858
2,361.3
1.8
1981
1,079
1,510
3,059
2,025.2
1.4
1980
982
1,620
2,924
1,805.2
1.6
1979
1,032
1,807
2,744
1,518.8
1.8

(a) Does not include government subsidy payments

Reference: Agricultural Statistics for Ontario, OMAFRA; Seasonal Fruit and Vegetable Annual Summary Reports, OMAFRA; Fruit and Vegetable Survey, Statistics Canada


Author :  
Siva Mailvaganam - Statistician - OMAFRA
Last Reviewed :  
06 April 2018
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