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.
Canadian Agricultural Partnership: Building a Strong Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector2018-2-13 – News Release
Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector is a key driver of economic growth, innovation and trade. Economic indicators show a strong and dynamic Canadian agricultural sector, with a growing global middle class looking for our world-class products.
Government of Canada Supports a Strong and Competitive Canadian Dairy Sector2018-02-07 - News Release
The dairy sector is an important contributor to Canada's economy. Canada's dairy sector drives our economy with nearly $24 billion in sales by farmers and food processors. Canada's dairy farmers' prosperity helps ensure Canadian families continue to benefit from high-quality products, and helps create good, well-paying jobs for Canadians.
Services and information
The Canadian Agricultural Partnership is a five-year (2018-2022), $3 billion investment by federal, provincial and territorial governments to strengthen the agriculture and agri-food sector.
Growing Forward 2 is a five-year (2013-2018) agricultural policy framework and the foundation for government agricultural programs and services, which focus on innovation, competitiveness and market development. (Programs expire on March 31, 2018.)
Research results, best practices for farmers and licensing opportunities to bring new technologies to market.
Help consumers identify your food and agriculture products as grown and made in Canada.
Reports on Canada's agricultural industries, exports and imports, and 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
- An Overview of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food System 2016
- We Grow a Lot More Than You May Think
- Farm Income, Financial Conditions and Government Assistance Data Book, 2016
- Soils of Canada
- Plant Hardiness Zones of Canada
- Drought Watch Interactive Mapping (DWIM) Derived Climate data
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.
Canadian Agricultural Partnership
Federal program details and application guides under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership are now available.
Did you ever wonder what makes the tomato so red? Lycopene!
Find out why tomato scientists are interested in studying Lycopene.
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