Agricultural Labour Force and Services
Contained within the 3rd Edition (1957) of the Atlas of Canada is a map that shows two condensed maps of the distribution of the agricultural labour force as of the 1951 census. The labour force engaged in agriculture includes farmers; stock raisers; farm managers and foremen; farm labourers; the personnel of establishments primarily engaged in custom threshing, ploughing, silo filling, hay bailing, chicken hatching, egg grading, seed cleaning, etc.; and the personnel of establishments engaged in tree pruning, tree spraying, tree surgery, landscape gardening and flower growing, etc. This map is accompanied by a pie chart showing the percentage distribution of the labour force engaged in agriculture by major occupational groups for 1951. The lower map shows the locations of agricultural education facilities and experimental stations. Agricultural education facilities are denoted as being agricultural colleges, veterinary colleges, or agricultural schools. Experimental stations are shown as being Federal or Provincial and are also denoted as being farms/stations or sub-stations.
- Publisher - Current Organization Name: Natural Resources Canada
- Licence: Open Government Licence - Canada
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