How to read the Directory “DecRepor”?

 

The directory “DecRepor” provides a descriptive analysis of on-farm energy use; by farm type, by energy type, and by usage type in Canada from 1990 to 1998 (year 1998 include first three-quarters only).

 

This analysis consists of seven provinces in Canada: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Newfoundland, Ontario, Quebec, and Saskatchewan.

 

The farm types are grain and oilseed, dairy, cattle, hog, poultry and eggs, fruit and vegetable, greenhouse and nursery, and other.

 

The energy types in this directory include gasoline, diesel, natural gas, electricity, and LPG.

 

The usage types are trucks and autos, heat and light, other, farm machine, and non-farm usage.

 

A brief explanation of each file in “DecRepor” directory is provided below:

 

Provinces” and “Provinces1”: Total on-farm energy used by energy type in the seven provinces from 1990 to 1998. Each sheet in these files represents a province. The data in these files are extracted from AB_98, BC_98, Man_98, NFLD_98, Ont_98, QUE_98, and SK_98.

 

Truks&Auts” and “Truk&Auts1”: Farm energy use by farm type for truck and auto usage by energy type for seven Canadian provinces from 1990 to 1998. Each sheet in these files represents a province. The data in these files are extracted from AB_98, BC_98, Man_98, NFLD_98, Ont_98, QUE_98, and SK_98.

 

Heat&Light” and “Heat&Light1”: Farm energy use by farm type for heat and light usage by energy type for seven Canadian provinces from 1990 to 1998. Each sheet in these files represents a province. The data in these files are extracted from AB_98, BC_98, Man_98, NFLD_98, Ont_98, QUE_98, and SK_98.

 

Machinery” and “Machinery1”: Farm energy use by farm type for machinery usage by energy type for seven Canadian provinces from 1990 to 1998. Each sheet in these files represents a province. The data in these files are extracted from AB_98, BC_98, Man_98, NFLD_98, Ont_98, QUE_98, and SK_98.

 

Nonfarm” and “nonfarm1”: Farm energy use by farm type for non-farm usage by energy type for seven Canadian provinces from 1990 to 1998. Each sheet in these files represents a province. The data in these files are extracted from AB_98, BC_98, Man_98, NFLD_98, Ont_98, QUE_98, and SK_98.