Funding for producers of agricultural commodities, including:
- Livestock and poultry
- Field crops
- Specialty, vegetable and greenhouse crops
- Tenderfruit and grapes
- Nursery crops and flowers
- Organic crops
- Maple products
- Bees and honey
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
Financial Assistance for Ontario's Rural Communities and Agri-food Sector
The provincial government and the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs work together to provide a set of funding programs that support good jobs, attract investment, and help the agri-food industry make and even greater contribution to Ontario's economic success.
The ministry also provides advice, research, and programs to advance the sector. Together, these programs are designed to assist the industry in meeting the Premier's Agri-Food Growth Challenge to double its annual growth rate and create 120,000 new jobs by 2020.
Select one of the following categories to learn more about financial assistance for Ontario's rural communities and agri-food sector.
Additional Programs and Resources