Although Canada has an international reputation as a grain producer, Canadian farms provide a diverse range of crops for domestic and international markets, including fruits, vegetables, cereals, oilseeds, greenhouse, ornamentals, specialty crops and nursery stock. Find out about three crop sectors: grains and oilseeds, horticulture and pulses and special crops.
Canada's main grain crops are barley, corn, oats, rye and, of course, wheat. Canadian oilseed production is concentrated in canola, soybean and flaxseed. Explore the grains and oilseeds sectors for economic forecasts, situation reports and historical data.
The Canadian Horticulture sector produces and packages more than including field and greenhouse fruit and vegetables, and thousands of varieties of flowers and ornamental plants, as well as maple and honey products. Canadian fruits and vegetables are exported as fresh and frozen product for retail, foodservice and processed markets.
Detailed situation and trends analysis and markets information are among the resources available on Canada's horticultural and ornamental (floriculture, nursery, Christmas trees) production.
Pulses are grain legumes, such as peas, beans, chickpeas and lentils. The term "special crops" is a catch-all for those crops not included in other categories, such as: buckwheat, canary seed, essential oils, forages, ginseng, herbs and spices, industrial hemp, medicinal plants and seeds for consumption.