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.
Research supports on-farm adoption of clean technologies and practices2017-04-21 – News release
Farmers know the importance of keeping the land, water and air healthy to sustain their farms and livelihoods from one generation of farm family to the next.
Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Continue Work Towards the Next Agricultural Policy Framework2017-05-10 – News release
Canada's federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture met today to discuss the path forward to developing the next agricultural policy framework, which will help Canadian farmers and food processors grow their businesses.
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
A Food Policy for Canada – Let’s build it together
When it comes to developing A Food Policy for Canada, what matters to you? Have your say.
Why corn will blow you away
Find out how scientists are using wind tunnel technology to help corn crops grow and thrive.
2016 Census of Agriculture
Results from the 2016 Census of Agriculture are in! Learn more about Canada's agriculture industry and its farm operators and families.
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