Canada has the potential to become a world leader in agriculture by 2025. We're building a community to give the agricultural sector a strong, unified voice to help drive innovation and future growth.
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We believe it’s critical to continue advancing the sector by investing in new tools and technologies to help farmers grow the best products possible in the most efficient, competitive and sustainable way. We want to work with government to continue to build:
A regulatory system that supports innovation
A business climate that nurtures investment in Canada
A trade system that is open and free
Technology makes farms more efficient, allowing them to save time and cost. These improvements help Canadians to prosper by providing jobs, tax revenue and economic growth to our communities.
Canada exported $67.1 billion in agriculture and agri-food products in 2019*
1 in 8 Canadian jobs exist because of the agriculture and agri-food industries*
Canada’s agriculture and agri-food sector accounts for 7.4% of our GDP*
*An Overview of the Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food System 2017. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), 25-Feb-2020.
Advancements such as precision agriculture, mechanization, pest control tools and plant breeding have made agriculture more sustainable than ever before. We can now grow more crop per acre of land than at any other time in history. Growing more on existing land means we can preserve biodiversity.
Reducing greenhouse gas emissions
Reducing fuel use
Increasing agricultural production
Developing crops that can thrive in changing climate conditions
A modern agriculture system makes use of the most advanced technology to ensure maximum output per acre. This ensures that food prices remain affordable for Canadian and global consumers.
Without plant science innovations, Canadian families would pay:
31% more per year for bread*
47% more per year for fresh fruit*
52% more per year for fresh vegetables*
76% more per year for condiments, spices and vinegars*
*The Value of Plant Science Innovations to Canadians. RIAS Inc, 2015.
Add your name to the growing list of people advocating for Canada’s agriculture industry. You’ll receive updates on key developments, as well as opportunities to engage and support our efforts in advocating for the sector.