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.
Working together to build A Food Policy for Canada2017-06-23 – News release
The decisions we make as individuals and as a country about food have a direct impact on our health, environment, economy, and communities.
New Federal Research Investment to make Beef Sector more Sustainable2017-07-06 – News release
Canada's beef sector is an important driver of economic growth, contributing $2.69 billion annually to the Ontario economy and supporting 61,000 jobs in the province.
Services and information
Agricultural policy framework and programs to help farmers manage business risks and stay competitive.
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
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.
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.
A real turnip for the books
Learn all about this hidden gem of the vegetable world.
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