Agriculture in Alberta
Alberta is a province of two essential components: rural Alberta, the fundamental building block for our society and urban Alberta, where most of our population resides and works.
Alberta agriculture is rich in history stemming back hundreds of years. Traditions passed down through the generations. Through world wars, the Great Depression, changes in technology, new crops, new markets, new everything…Alberta farm operations have endured. Alberta agriculture embodies what’s great about our rural communities, our province, and our country.
"Agriculture is our wisest pursuit because it will in the end contribute most to real wealth, good morals and happiness."
Alberta Farm & Food Facts
Agriculture around the World
Take a deep dive into agriculture and food production around the world.
Explore the many opportunities, challenges, and innovations occurring around the globe.
Did you know farmers in Bangalore, India, still use zebu oxen to help plow fields. Oxen and other domesticated animals, such as mules and horses, have been used to cultivate land for thousands of years.