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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Minister MacAulay and Parliamentary Secretaries Jones, Poissant and Vaughan meet with participants at Food Policy for Canada Summit.

Working together to build A Food Policy for Canada

‎2017-06-23 – 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.

Minister MacAulay and industry representatives break ground with shovels.

New Federal Research Investment to make Beef Sector more Sustainable

2017-07-06 – 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

Growing Forward 2 and Business Risk Management programs

Agricultural policy framework and programs to help farmers manage business risks and stay competitive.

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.

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

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


A Food Policy for Canada – Let's build it together

An image of a salad with text '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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