Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada provides leadership in the growth and development of a competitive, innovative and sustainable Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector.
We are in the process of moving our services and information to Canada.ca.
Our current Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada website will remain available until the move to Canada.ca is complete.
Canada Invests in Dairy Sector in Anticipation of CETA2016-10-10 – News release
Minister MacAulay announces Government of Canada investments in the dairy sector in anticipation of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA.)
Government of Canada helps Canadian Agricultural Industry Gain New Market Opportunities in China2016-11-09 – News release
Minister MacAulay promotes delicious Canadian beef on his recent mission to China.
Services and information
Find agriculture programs and services that support innovation, sustainable farming, business development, managing risk, and market development.
Find federally-managed and delivered Growing Forward 2 programs. Learn about and apply for AgriInvest, AgriStability and other programs that help you manage farm business risks, and federal programs like AgriMarketing that help you to compete in markets at home and abroad.
Learn about the work being done at research centres across Canada. Read about the results of our research, explore best practices and tools for farmers, and learn how industry can partner with our scientists to bring agricultural innovations to market.
Learn how the Canada Brand logo on your packaging can help consumers identify your products as grown and made in Canada.
Learn about Canada’s major agriculture industries and distribution channels, find data on exports and imports of agricultural products, and link to the latest market information and trade fact sheets for foreign markets.
Product fact sheets, directories and news about Canadian agriculture and food products.
Market information, programs and services to help you export your agriculture and food products.
Learn how Canadian agriculture touches the lives of Canadians and people all around the world.
What we are doing
Laws and regulations
- Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food Act
- Agricultural Marketing Programs Act
- Canadian Agricultural Loans Act
- Experimental Farm Stations Act
- 2017 Canadian Agricultural Outlook
- We Grow a Lot More Than You May Think
- Science Publications and Resources
- Soils of Canada
- Plant Hardiness Zones of Canada
- Drought Watch Interactive Mapping (DWIM) Derived Climate data
Agricultural Youth Green Jobs Initiative
Hire an intern and receive funding through the Agricultural Youth Green Jobs Initiative. Applications will be accepted starting April 26 on a first come, first served basis.
Canola is Winning the Fight Against the Flea Beetle
Find out how Canadian researchers are helping protect canola plants.
Business Risk Management Client Satisfaction Survey
A survey to measure client satisfaction with the delivery of Business Risk Management programs under Growing Forward 2.
The Science of Syrup
Find out how Canadian researchers are making sure our maple syrup remains the best in the world.
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