Agricultural practices

Soil, water and climate conditions across Canada. Farming practices to preserve land and water.


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Soil and land

Improvement of soil quality and crop yield and effective management of water and nutrients.


Benefits of growing trees or shrubs in fields and establishing wind breaks.

Agriculture and climate

Weather and climate conditions related to agriculture.

Agriculture and water

Farming practices to protect groundwater, ponds and watersheds quality.

What we are doing


Ahead of the Herd in Cutting Cattle Carbon


A new study led by an AAFC researcher has revealed that Canada's beef sector has reduced its environmental footprint over the past 30 years.

Healthier Soil May Mean Healthier Yield


Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has joined forces with McCain Foods Canada and the province’s potato growers in a major project to improve potato yields in New Brunswick by improving soil health.

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