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Agriculture

Feeding the World Today and Tomorrow

Abundant natural resources. The world’s largest fresh water supply. Diverse plant, animal and marine life. Collaboration between government, universities, health institutions and industry. World-class regulatory and food inspection standards. Cutting-edge research focused on innovative growing practices, products and technologies. Canada feeds the world today, and into the future.

Home to Canada’s Farm Progress Show (with 40,000 annual participants the largest agricultural show in the world), the International Seed Federation World Seed Congress, the International Wheat Congress, and other global conferences dedicated to the advancement of agriculture products and technologies from coast to coast to coast, Canada leads the world in growth, food security and sustainability. Easy to access, culturally diverse, and a dynamic hub of Agri-sector-driven technologies, Canada tops everyone’s list of must-meet-here destinations. Now is the time to grow your business in Canada.

Canada’s Key Agriculture Centres

Agriculture Sector Map

Learn more about Canada’s Agriculture Sector

Economic Impact of Agriculture in Canada

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$55 Billion Annual Exports

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8th in the World in Research

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2.3 Million Jobs

Agriculture Centres of Excellence

Canadian Success Stories

U of SThe University of Saskatchewan has become Canada’s leading hub for crop genomics.

 

GIFSThe Global Institute for Food Security is working to improve drought, pest and stress-resistance in crops by linking specific genes to desired traits.

 

U of MThe oilseed crop, Canola, was developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada researchers at the University of Manitoba — the world’s only “made in Canada” crop.

 

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(Saint-Hyacinthe Research and Development Centre) A new fermentation process to preserve vegetables is helping farmers improve the quality and taste of produce by eliminating the need to pasteurize.

 

Dr OetkerWhen Dr. Oetker decided to expand its pizza-making line outside of Germany for the very first time, it chose London, Ontario for its proximity to locally farmed food, abundant fresh water supply, fully serviced industrial land, as well as access to skilled workers and a modern transport system.

 

Agri FoodThe Agri-Food Discovery Place, within the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, researches animal nutrient and ingredient development, carcass and meat science, fermentation, meat safety and processing, and natural health products and functional food, in collaboration with industry and government partners. 

HERE'S HOW WE CAN HELP YOU GET PLANNING

The team at Business Events Canada helps global organizations meet with purpose in Canada. Contact our team for:

  • Specific information regarding Canada's sector expertise
  • Recommendations on destinations based on their sector strengths
  • Introductions to industry leaders, academia, and economic development agencies
  • Recommendations of expert speakers to augment events
  • Assistance in sourcing RFPs for conference placement