Discover Agriculture

Canadian agriculture touches the lives of Canadians and people all around the world — from scientific research and technological innovations to its enormous contribution to the Canadian economy — not to mention our safe, high quality food and agri-based products!

Did you know that Canada is one of the world's largest agricultural producers and exporters? Did you know that Canada's agriculture and agri-food industry provides 1 in 8 jobs to Canadians and generates on average over $100 billion in annual sales?

Discover some interesting "ag" facts in our video AgFacts: Agriculture and the Economy. You might be surprised.


Top commodities by province

Take a look at our map of Canada to find out where ag's at!

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Description - Where Ag's At - Top commodities by province and territory

British Columbia:

  • Horticulture
  • Dairy

Alberta:

  • Cattle
  • Grains and oilseeds

Saskatchewan:

  • Grains and oilseeds
  • Cattle

Manitoba:

  • Grains and oilseeds
  • Hogs

Ontario:

  • Grains and oilseeds
  • Dairy

Quebec:

  • Dairy
  • Hogs

Newfoundland and Labrador:

  • Dairy
  • Poultry

Prince Edward Island:

  • Horticulture
  • Dairy

New Brunswick:

  • Horticulture
  • Dairy

Nova Scotia:

  • Horticulture
  • Dairy

Yukon:

  • Forage
  • Greenhouse crops

Northwest Territories:

  • Eggs
  • Horticulture

Nunavut:

  • Caribou, musk ox
  • Wild berries

AgFacts

Watch AgFacts: Agriculture and the Economy to learn more about Canada's agricultural sector.

More facts

Consult We Grow a Lot More Than You May Think for more quick facts.

We Grow Innovation

Watch We Grow Innovation to learn about Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's leading-edge science research.

Overview report

Read An Overview of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food System 2016 for in-depth background data and information.

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