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Barley Council of Canada

The Barley Council of Canada (BCC) is the national voice for barley and has membership across Canada including the research and life science community, malting and brewing sector, feed and livestock industry and select grain handling companies. The BCC is focused on growing Canada’s barley industry and its profitability by providing a focused, national approach that enhances the industry through cooperation, collaboration and innovation.



Incorporated in 1987 as the Industrial Biotechnology Association of Canada, BIOTECanada serves as the national voice for industry leadership for Canada’s biotechnology sector. Through our national network of partner organisations, we inspire our domestic and international community to recognize the value of biotechnology and to provide solutions to the challenges faced by biotech firms today.


Canada Grains Council

The Canada Grains Council is a national association of grain value chain members that leads and facilitates the development and implementation of policies and initiatives addressing cross commodity issues and opportunities to further the sale and use of Canadian grains in domestic and world markets.

Canadian Canola Growers Association

The Canadian Canola Growers Association represents more than 43,000 canola farmers across Canada on national and international issues, policies and programs that impact farm profitability. It’s membership includes all provincial canola grower associations in Canada.


Canadian Federation of Agriculture

The Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) was formed in 1935 to answer the need for a unified voice to speak on behalf of Canadian farmers. It continues today as a farmer-funded, national umbrella organization representing provincial general farm organizations and national commodity groups. Through its members, it represents over 200,000 Canadian farm families from coast to coast.


Canadian Fertilizer Institute

Fertilizer Canada is an industry association that represents manufacturers, wholesale and retail distributors of nitrogen, phosphate and potash fertilizers. Canada’s fertilizer industry plays an essential role in ensuring that world food needs can be met economically and sustainably.

Canadian Horticultural Council

The Canadian Horticultural Council (CHC) is a voluntary, not-for-profit, national association with a long and proud history of representing the dynamic and diverse sector of Canadian agriculture known as horticulture.  The CHC has been committed to promoting the interests of its members since 1922. From the Atlantic to the Pacific, the CHC’s members are primarily involved in the production and packing of over 120 horticulture crops comprised of fruit and vegetables.

Canadian Seed Growers’ Association

The Canadian Seed Growers’ Association (CSGA) represents its 3500 certified seed growing members from across Canada on a wide range of seed sector and related issues. The association partners with government and industry to ensure the effective and efficient operation of Canada’s seed certification and regulatory system and a supply of high quality seed to Canadian farmers. The CSGA is the official Canadian standards setting and certifying body responsible for prescribing varietal purity standards and certifying seed crops of virtually all agricultural crop types in Canada.

Canadian Seed Trade Association

The 130 member companies of the Canadian Seed Trade Association (CSTA) are engaged in all aspects of the seed industry – research, plant breeding, production and marketing – both domestically and internationally. CSTA’s membership ranges from those who market garden seed and herbs to large grain handlers, and from small family-run, farm based businesses to large multinational corporations.

Canola Council of Canada

The Canola Council of Canada is a national, nonprofit association funded by stakeholders in the canola industry. Our mission is to enhance the industry’s ability to profitably produce and supply seed, oil and meal products that offer superior value to customers throughout the world. Members include canola growers, crop input suppliers, grain handling companies, exporters, processors, food and feed manufacturers and governments.

Cereals Canada

Cereals Canada brings together a broad and diverse collaboration of partners from all sectors of the cereals value chain to enhance the domestic and international competiveness of the Canadian cereals industries. Membership includes farm organizations from coast to coast, grain handling firms along with seed and crop development companies. Cereals Canada is guided by a board of directors equally represented by each of the three key stakeholder groups.

CropLife Canada

CropLife Canada is the trade association that represents the developers, manufacturers and distributors of plant science innovations – pest control products and plant biotechnology – for use in agriculture, urban and public health settings.

Grain Growers of Canada

The Grain Growers of Canada is a national organization comprised of major grain and oilseed commodity groups that stretch across the country. We are devoted to representing grain and oilseed producer interests in national policy development.

Pulse Canada

Pulse Canada is the national industry association representing growers, processors and traders of pulse crops in Canada.  Pulses include dry beans, peas, lentils and chickpeas.  Canada is one of the world’s largest producers of pulse crops and is the world’s largest exporter, providing pulses to more than 150 countries around the world.

Soil Conservation Council of Canada

The Soil Conservation Council of Canada is the face and voice of soil conservation in Canada. It is a national, non-governmental, independent organization, formed in 1987, to provide a non-partisan public forum to speak and act at the national level for soil conservation.

Soy Canada

Soy Canada is the national commodity association representing the full soybean value chain in Canada including producers, seed development companies, grain handlers, exporters and processors.  Soy Canada’s mandate includes expanding and maintaining markets and strengthening relationships among stakeholders and governments.  The association promotes cooperation and partnership within the soybean sector and externally.