Ministry of Agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture is responsible for the production, marketing, processing and merchandising of agricultural products and food. Read more... (PDF)

Featured Topics

  • Agriculture & Seafood
    B.C. has more than 1,500 businesses that produce foods and beverages ranging from breakfast cereal to wine to nutraceuticals.
  • Agricultural Land & Environment
    Tools and information to support farmers and growers ensure sustainable and environmentally friendly use of these resources.
  • Animals & Crops 
    Resources for growers including: financial programs, diagnostic services, production information, and pest management practices.
  • B.C. Agrifood and Seafood Strategic Growth Plan
    A roadmap to increasing provincial revenues in the agrifood and seafood sector to $15 billion a year by 2020.
  • Buy Local Program
    Learn more about a program to increase consumer demand and sales of B.C. agrifoods.
  • Farm Business Management
    A guide for agricultural producers on how to implement best practices for business growth.
  • Fisheries & Aquaculture
    Resources for those in the commercial fisheries and aquaculture industries.
  • Food Safety
    Learn more about good agricultural practices.
  • Market Development & Trade
    Information on domestic and international marketing.
  • Statistics
    Census of Agriculture, industry & sector profiles, market analysis, and trade statistics.

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The Minister

Deputy Minister