Aquaculture & Farming in Prince Edward Island: 21 Facts & Statistics

Aquaculture & Farming in Prince Edward Island: 21 Facts & Statistics

Did you know that Canada’s smallest province, the island of Prince Edward Island, is an absolute aquaculture and farming powerhouse for its size? Home to thousands of farms and fishing vessels, Prince Edward Islanders produce a wide diversity of agricultural and seafood produ...

Farming in British Columbia: 15 Facts & Statistics

Farming in British Columbia: 15 Facts & Statistics

Like other Canadian provinces, British Columbia is home to many farms that grow a wide variety of crops. From fruits to vegetables to aquaculture to fishing to grains to meat, B.C. farmers do it all, playing a significant part in feeding Canadians and the world. For example, ...

Saskatchewan Farmers Lead the World in Low-Emission Crop Production: STUDY

Saskatchewan Farmers Lead the World in Low-Emission Crop Production: STUDY

Canadian farming families are playing a huge role in the sustainable advantage offered by our world-class agricultural products, according to a carbon life cycle analysis study commissioned by the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS). University of Saskatchewan (USask) r...

Let Our Farmers Be Farmers – They Have the Know-How

Let Our Farmers Be Farmers – They Have the Know-How

Today, the world’s population is roughly 8 billion. It wasn’t so long ago that our planet had much less people on it, but medical, scientific and economic advances have led to exponential growth, particularly over the past century. Regarding fertilizer – invented in 1913 by F...

Canadian Agriculture Infographic: Facts, Figures & More!

Canadian Agriculture Infographic: Facts, Figures & More!

Agriculture has been intertwined with humanity’s existence throughout our history. For thousands of years, we have relied on agricultural practices to feed our families and societies at large, and today, nothing has changed. Fortunately for Canadians, our vast country is home...

Farming in Quebec: 20 Facts

Farming in Quebec: 20 Facts

Did you know that over 90% of Canada's maple syrup farms are in Quebec? Aside from syrup, Canada's French-speaking province boasts a thriving agriculture industry and produces a diverse range of farming products such as dairy, pork, and blueberries. With its varied landscape ...

Fishing Industry in Canada: By the Numbers

Fishing Industry in Canada: By the Numbers

Canada is a vast country with a diverse array of economic sectors from coast to coast to coast. As Canadians, we are extremely fortunate to be surrounded by the Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans – and have a thriving fishing industry in Canada because of the opportunities t...

Farming in Canada: The Facts (40 Infographics)

Farming in Canada: The Facts (40 Infographics)

Farming in Canada is serious business! Like other natural resource sectors, the farming sector contributes massively to the livelihoods of Canadians in several direct and indirect ways. For example, hundreds of thousands of farming jobs exist across the country. In turn, thes...

Wheat Farming in Canada: 15 Facts, History & More!

Wheat Farming in Canada: 15 Facts, History & More!

Did you know that Canada is the fourth-largest wheat producer in the world?! Although many people think of Alberta and Saskatchewan when talking about wheat farming in Canada, surprisingly wheat crops are also grown in British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec, Prince Edward Island a...

20 Examples of Canadian Farmers Reducing GHG Emissions & Protecting the Environment

20 Examples of Canadian Farmers Reducing GHG Emissions & Protecting the Environment

Did you know Canadian farmers are world-class in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and protecting the environment? In light of the federal government’s announcement to reduce GHGs from fertilizer use on farms across the country by 30%, we must recognize the incredible p...