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. Our mission is to actively promote and develop agricultural business and rural economic opportunities.
Visit  http://www.ridgetownc.uoguelph.ca/abc/index.cfm              


Canada Food Inspection Agency
This organization oversees all businesses related to food service.
Visit  http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/toce.shtml           


Farm Credit Canada
Canada’s leading agriculture lender.  Farm Credit Canada program provides financial aid and other assistance to farmers.   
Visit www.fcc-fac.ca/en/onlineservices/onlineservices_e.asp 
  


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


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  

Visit http://www.reddi.gov.on.ca/