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Ontario Ministry of Agriculture

Farming in Ontario, Canada, is a great choice, because Ontario farms, especially dairy, poultry and hog operations, have had a history of excellent returns.

For more information on farming in Ontario, Canada, visit the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

Prices are generally quite stable thanks to Canada’s supply management system, which regulates production and prices (based on cost of production).

As well, government regulations, especially compared to Europe, are less restrictive and governments at all levels support the farm sector.

For more information about farming in Canada, visit the federal Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.

Most immigrants feel more free to farm as they see fit than they do in Europe.

The province of Ontario offers many advantages to farming:

  • A welcome, supportive public, plenty of land at affordable prices and room to expand;
  • A strong economy built on a solid industries such as agriculture, natural resources, manufacturing, services and technology.
  • An infrastructure (roads, schools, hospitals, etc.) that is consistently among the bset in Canada, if not the world;
  • An excellent trading environment, with ready access to Canada’s largest population base as well as close proximity to the United States.


More information on Ontario’s agri-food sectors:

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