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Canada's dairy sector plays an important role in the Canadian agriculture and agri-food economy. Dairy production generates $4.84 billion in total farm cash receipts and $11.5 billion in manufacturing sales. The dairy industry ranks fourth in the Canadian agricultural sector following grains, red meats and horticulture. The Canadian dairy industry is also renowned for the superior quality of its cattle herd. Canada exports genetic material to 84 different countries.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-02-18 15:09:58
Description Canada's dairy sector plays an important role in the Canadian agriculture and agri-food economy. Dairy production generates $4.84 billion in total farm cash receipts and $11.5 billion in manufacturing sales. The dairy industry ranks fourth in the Canadian agricultural sector following grains, red meats and horticulture. The Canadian dairy industry is also renowned for the superior quality of its cattle herd. Canada exports genetic material to 84 different countries.
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Source Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Selector Flanagan
Date Of Record Creation 2009-02-18 15:08:05
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Date Last Modified 2011-02-15 13:30:15
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2011-02-15 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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