Canadian agricultural producers are the backbone of a highly competitive sector worth $130 billion a year. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada provides information and programs for those who raise animals or who grow plants for food, feed or industrial use. Agricultural producers will find information about economic forecasts and statistics, policies and acts, incentive programs and other services.
Animal producers can find market information on livestock, meat, poultry, egg and dairy products, programs, and links to related producer organizations.
Crop producers can find information on fruits, vegetables, honey, maple, greenhouse, ornamentals, pulses, special crops, grains and oilseeds commodities including: commodity reports, markets information, business incentives, trade data, and links to related associations and government initiatives.
The organic food market is a dynamic and rapidly growing sector of the global food industry. Find statistics about the organic market, information about organic certification and links to the laws and regulations governing organic production in Canada.
New farmers are key to the revitalization of the agriculture sector. That is why there are a variety of programs and services available to help them get established in agriculture. This website section, therefore targets young and beginning farmers in order to allow them to learn about these tools and find out which programs may meet their needs.