Ministry of Agriculture

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

Featured Topics

  • 2017 Canada-British Columbia Wildfires Recovery Initiative
    $20 million to assist agricultural producers with the extraordinary costs incurred to recover from the adverse effects of this year’s wildfires.
  • Agrifood Business and Market Development
    Resources to start an agricultural business or expand in domestic and international markets.
  • 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.
  • ‚ÄčALC and ALR Revitalization
    Public engagement on revitalization of the Agricultural Land Reserve and the Agricultural Land Commission is now open.
  • Animals & Crops 
    Resources for growers including: financial programs, diagnostic services, production information, and pest management practices.
  • 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.
  • Statistics
    Census of Agriculture, industry & sector profiles, market analysis, and trade statistics.

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