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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Canadian Agricultural Partnership. Innovate. Grow. Prosper.

Canadian Agricultural Partnership: Building a Strong Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector

2018-2-13 – 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 Sector

2018-02-07 - 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

Canadian Agricultural Partnership

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

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.)

Agricultural science and innovation

Research results, best practices for farmers and licensing opportunities to bring new technologies to market.

Canada Brand

Help consumers identify your food and agriculture products as grown and made in Canada.

Statistics and market information

Reports on Canada's agricultural industries, exports and imports, and foreign markets.

Buying Canadian food products

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

Agri-Food Trade Services for Exporters

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

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


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

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!

No wonder this tomato wears a crown

Find out why tomato scientists are interested in studying Lycopene.

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