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References and Related Online Materials

Total area in Alberta:See reference for "Total Occupied Farmland."
Total Occupied Farmland:

1976-2006: Statistics Canada. (2007).  Total land area and use of farm land, Canada and provinces, census years 1976 to 2006 (Table 2.5). Selected Historical Data from the Census of Agriculture (Catalogue no. 95-632-XWE). Last updated January 30, 2009. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/95-632-x/2007000/t/4185579-eng.htm#48 (accessed June 16, 2010).

1900-1975: Statistics Canada, Canadian Census of Agriculture, 1901, 1911, 1921, 1931, 1941, 1951, 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971

Area Under Crops:See reference for "Total Occupied Farmland."
Improved or Seeded Pasture:See reference for "Total Occupied Farmland."
Summerfallow:See reference for "Total Occupied Farmland."
Total Other Farm Landuses:See reference for "Total Occupied Farmland."
Number of Farms:

Statistics Canada. (2007).  Selected agricultural data, number and area of farms, Land in crops and selected crop data, Canada and provinces, census years 1921 to 2006  (Table 1.1). Selected Historical Data from the Census of Agriculture (Catalogue no. 95-632-XWE). Last updated January 30, 2009. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/95-632-x/2007000/t/4185570-eng.htm#48 (accessed June 16, 2010).

Average Size Per Farm:Calculated by dividing to total occupied farmland by the total number of farms.