Canadian Agriculture: A Strong and Growing Sector
Jul 20, 2018

Video: Canadian Agriculture: A Strong and Growing Sector


Canada’s agricultural sector produces a diverse basket of high-quality foods that are in demand across the country and exported around the world. Working with the provinces and territories, the Government of Canada supports the sector through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, and through investments in research science and innovation, which help it continue to grow and to employ 2.3 million Canadians.

 

Canadian Agriculture: A Strong and Growing Sector

Canadian Agriculture: A Strong and Growing Sector

Canada’s agricultural sector produces a diverse basket of high-quality foods that are in demand across the country and exported around the world. Working with the provinces and territories, the Government of Canada supports the sector through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, and through in... More
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Real Dirt Road Trip - Pickling Cucumbers (Part 2)

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Real Dirt Road Trip - Pickling Cucumbers (Part 1)

Real Dirt Road Trip - Pickling Cucumbers (Part 1)

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Lely Vector testimonial Douwe Schuurman (Canada)

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