Agri-Business

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.
Visit http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/realign/aicc.htm    


Ag Business Centre
A unique partnership between the Municipality of Chatham-Kent’s Economic Development Services and the University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus. Their expertise includes agricultural conference planning, service to rural organizations, agricultural education and targeted training.
Visit  http://www.ridgetownc.uoguelph.ca/abc/index.cfm         


Farm Credit Canada (FCC)
Canada’s leading agriculture lender.  Farm Credit Canada offers financing options built for agriculture and farmers.   
Visit https://www.fcc-fac.ca/en.html 
  


Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)
The Province of Ontario’s primary website to address agricultural concerns
Visit http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/ag.html  
For the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) programs and resources
Visit http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/infores.html 


Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA)
Is the largest voluntary farm organization representing the interest of Ontario farm families. They are the voice of Ontario farmers for a sustainable farming and food sector.
Visit https://ofa.on.ca/


Agri-food Management Institute (AMI)
Promotes new ways of thinking about agribusiness management and aims to increase awareness, understanding and adoption of beneficial business management practices by Ontario agri-food and agri-based producers and processors.
Visit https://takeanewapproach.ca/


Canada Food Inspection Agency (CIFA)
Mitigates risks to food safety and continues to work towards protecting Canadians from preventable health risks to food and zoonotic diseases. This organization oversees all businesses, in or related to, the food industry.
Visit http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/toce.shtml