Agriculture & Seafood Programs

Growing our economy is a key focus of the B.C. government. We have a goal of building B.C. agriculture revenue from over $13 billion currently to $15 billion a year by 2020. The government of British Columbia offers support, guidance, and funding to B.C.’s agriculture and seafood industries.

Market Development & Trade

Market development and trade programs aim to create and expand market-based opportunities and provide the knowledge and tools for businesses to compete at home and abroad.


Innovation programs aim to transform ideas into new and sustainable solutions for the sector.

Food Safety & Traceability

Food safety and traceability programs provide education and awareness of food safety practices, as well as activities to identify and analyze new and emerging food safety hazards.

Insurance & Income Protection

Agricultural producers can protect their business against severe market volatility and disaster situations situations through the B.C. government’s Business Risk Management programs.


Environmental programs are available to support sustainable agriculture practices.

Business Planning

Business planning programs are available to support agricultural producers to increase profitability and effectively manage their business.

Growing Forward 2 Provincial Programs

Growing Forward 2 logo

Growing Forward 2 is a five-year federal-provincial-territorial policy framework for Canada’s agriculture and agrifood sector. It is the basis for coordinated, cost-shared programs to help the sector become more competitive and innovative.

Youth Development Program

Century Farm Award

Century Farm Award

The Century Farm Awards honour pioneers whose farm, ranch or agricultural organization have been active in B.C. for 100 years.

Contact Information

AgriService BC

Have a question about agriculture in B.C.?

Telephone: 1 888 221-7141

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