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.

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Government of Canada announces $350 million in investments to the dairy sector

Canada Invests in Dairy Sector in Anticipation of CETA

2016-10-10 – 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.)

Minister MacAulay leads mission to China to help grow bilateral trade between the two countries.

Government of Canada helps Canadian Agricultural Industry Gain New Market Opportunities in China

2016-11-09 – News release

Minister MacAulay promotes delicious Canadian beef on his recent mission to China.

Services and information

List of programs and services

Find agriculture programs and services that support innovation, sustainable farming, business development, managing risk, and market development.

Growing Forward 2 and Business Risk Management programs

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.

Agricultural science and innovation

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.

Canada Brand

Learn how the Canada Brand logo on your packaging can help consumers identify your products as grown and made in Canada.

Statistics and market information

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.

Buying Canadian food products

Product fact sheets, directories and news about Canadian agriculture and food products.

Export agriculture and food products from Canada

Market information, programs and services to help you export your agriculture and food products.

Discover agriculture

Learn how Canadian agriculture touches the lives of Canadians and people all around the world.

What we are doing


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.

Corporate information

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food

Jean-Claude Poissant

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food

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