Ministry of Agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture is responsible for the production, marketing, processing and merchandising of agricultural products and food. 

Featured Topics

  • Agrifood Business and Market Development
    Resources to start an agricultural business or expand in domestic and international markets.
  • 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.
  • Forage and Transportation Assistance Initiative
    2019 floods in the Cariboo left many ranchers with standing water in hay fields and the inability to harvest.   As a result, a number of ranchers in the Cariboo region are experiencing extraordinary expenses relating to the purchase of replacement winter feed.
  • Emergency Management
    Prepare for emergencies and disasters like wildfires, droughts and floods.
  • 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.
  • Ministers' statements on animal welfare and supporting livestock producers. Transcript of remarks by Ministers Popham, Eby and Farnworth about illegal trespass on B.C. farms.
  • Statistics
    Census of Agriculture, industry & sector profiles, market analysis, and trade statistics.

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