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.
- Dec 4, 2023
Alberta’s government is providing better access to space and expertise for start-ups and established food processing businesses to grow their business.
- Dec 1, 2023
As construction begins on the University of Calgary’s new veterinary medicine facilities, Alberta’s government is increasing its funding for the project.
- Nov 27, 2023
Farm families have improved access to mental health services and resources thanks to more support for the AgKnow Alberta Farm Mental Health Network.
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