The Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, also referred to as Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) (French: Agriculture et Agroalimentaire Canada), is the department of the government of Canada with responsibility for policies governing agriculture production, farming income, research and development, inspection, and the regulation of animals and plants. It also has responsibilities regarding rural development. It is popularly called Ag-Canada.
The current Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food is Gerry Ritz.
Organizations which Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is responsible for include:
Canadian Dairy Commission
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Canadian Grain Commission
Farm Credit Canada
National Farm Products Council
Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration
Minister of Agriculture (Canada)
Secretary of State (Rural)
Departments of the Government of Canada
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