Job prospects Harvest Hand near Ottawa (ON)
Explore current and future job prospects for Harvesting labourers near Ottawa (ON). These trends also apply to people working as a harvest hand.
Balanced labour market
The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2016-2018). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.
An employment outlook has not been assigned to this occupation in this region due to low levels of employment.
The Ottawa economic region accounts for about 10.0% of all farms in Ontario. The majority of farms in the region are in the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ottawa, and Leeds and Grenville areas. Like many parts of the province, the area of land used for farming activities fell throughout most of the region except in Prescott and Russell. Across the region, total agricultural employment is highest in Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, Ottawa, and Prescott and Russell. Further, Prescott and Russell was the only area in the economic region to see an increase in agricultural employment between 2011 and 2016. A large number of farms in the region are oilseed and grain farms and beef cattle ranches.
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