Agricultural Information Contact Centre
A call centre run by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. With experience and backgrounds in agriculture and agri-business, the centre’s agents are available to answer questions, provide information to help you make decisions, and if needed, put you in touch with one of our experts.

Ag Business Centre
A unique partnership between the Municipality of Chatham-Kent’s Economic Development Services and the University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus. Our mission is to actively promote and develop agricultural business and rural economic opportunities.

Canada Food Inspection Agency
This organization oversees all businesses related to food service.

Farm Credit Canada
Canada’s leading agriculture lender.  Farm Credit Canada program provides financial aid and other assistance to farmers.   

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
The Province of Ontario’s primary website to address agricultural concerns  
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Rural Economic Development Data Intelligence
Supports local Economic Development Planning with the following information:               

  • Interactive analytical tools to assess local competitive advantages
  • Guides to winning strategies
  • A searchable directory of community level data
  • A profile of rural Ontario based on 2001 census data
  • Links to economic development resources