The Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation is responsible for:
- policies, legislation, regulations and services necessary for Alberta’s agriculture and food sectors to grow, prosper and diversify
- inspiring public confidence in the quality and safety of food
- supporting environmentally sustainable resource management practices
Livestock mortality management
Livestock mortality management includes the rules, regulations and best practices around livestock carcass disposal.
Local Food Week 2023
This Local Food Week enjoy some delicious Alberta-made foods and get to know the people who produce it.
Next agricultural policy framework announced
The Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership is a 5-year agreement by federal, provincial and territorial governments that will inject $500 million in new funds to strengthen and grow Canada's agriculture and agri-food sector.
- Sep 21, 2023
Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation RJ Sigurdson issued the following statement on Agricultural Societies Day:
- Sep 14, 2023
Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation RJ Sigurdson will travel to South Korea and Japan to promote Alberta’s agriculture industry and world-class agri-food products.
- Aug 18, 2023
Minister of Agriculture and Irrigation RJ Sigurdson issued the following statement on the 2023 Tri-National Agricultural Accord:
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