Map of Canada Census Agricultural Regions
You can easily create a map of Canada Census Agricultural Regions using Mapline. Canada is one of world’s largest agricultural producers and exporters. A wide range of agriculture is practiced in the country like barley, corn, canola, durum, flax seed, oats, wheat, rye, rice, and soybeans. Agri-Food and the Department of Agriculture are responsible for the overview or Canadian agriculture. Ontario has the highest number of agricultural farms followed by Alberta and Saskatchewan. Census agricultural regions (CARs) in Canada are groups of adjacent census divisions. There are 82 census agricultural regions that serve to support spatial analysis and thematic mapping of data gathered from the Census of Agriculture 2011. Various factors affect the agricultural regions including:
- Agricultural engineering (farm machinery and equipment)
- Farm capital
- Operating expenses
- Type and quantity of farms
Steps to Create a Map of Canada Census Agricultural Regions
- Create a Mapline account and login.
- Click the orange “Add New Items” button.
- Select “New Map” on the drop down arrow.
- Give your map a name and click “OK.”
- Click the “Add” button from the left sidebar.
- Select the “Territories” option.
- Click “From Mapline’s Repository.”
- From the “Territories” select “Canada Agricultural Regions.”
- Select how you want your boundaries to be colored in “Fill Color” (Random Colors, Uniform Color, Dynamic heat map colors, or Custom colors from spreadsheet).
- Click “OK.”