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 Conference (November 14-15, 2016)
    Hundreds of people from B.C.’s agrifood, seafood and food processing sectors recently came together in Kelowna to look at the future of food supply security in the province.
  • 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.
  • 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, 
    including information about the Minister of Agriculture's Advisory Council on Finfish Aquaculture.
  • Food Safety
    Learn more about good agricultural practices.
  • Market Development & Trade
    Market Development & Trade programs aim to create and expand market-based opportunities, providing advice and support to promote agrifood and seafood products in domestic and international markets.
  • Census of Agriculture, industry & sector profiles, market analysis, and trade statistics.

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