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
- Alberta budget
- List of public agencies
- Media inquiries
- Personal information bank directories
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.
- Feb 14, 2024
Nominations are open for the 2024 Alberta Agriculture Hall of Fame.
- Jan 25, 2024
The governments of Canada and Alberta are expanding drought livestock assistance eligibility to help producers maintain breeding herds.
- Jan 12, 2024
Alberta’s government is helping agricultural societies make major facility repairs and upgrades that will improve the quality of life for rural communities.