Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

Supports the growth, diversification and sustainability of Alberta’s agriculture and forest industries.

Government is undergoing a transition, including ministry changes. New ministry and cabinet information can be found on the Cabinet page.

Key services

  • Funding programs, business resources, agriculture information, agri-food and local food business resources, and calculators and tools.
  • Forest management, industry compliance and enforcement, and trade, exports and imports.
  • Agri-News weekly newsletter, podcasts and other updates.
  • Loans, grants and other funding opportunities for the agricultural sector.
  • Bringing you up-to-date Alberta weather and climate data.
  • Fire bans and wildfire status, maps, operations and prevention.

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Our responsibilities

The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is responsible for:

  • policies, legislation, regulations and services necessary for Alberta’s agriculture, food and forest sectors to grow, prosper and diversify
  • inspiring public confidence in wildfire and forest management and the quality and safety of food
  • supporting environmentally sustainable resource management practices
  • leading collaboration that enables safe and resilient rural communities

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