Farmland Protection

Protecting farmland is crucial to the future of Canadian agriculture in the face of threats such as urbanization, industrialization and climate change. Find out more about efforts to protect Canada's farmland and wildlife habitat, and the many benefits of preserving them.

Farmland Protection: Ensuring the Future of Canadian Agriculture and Food

This video explains the importance of protecting farmland for the future of Canadian agriculture. Experts Ralph Martin, Professor and Loblaw Chair in Sustainable Food Production at the Ontario Agricultural College, University of Guelph, and Sara Epp, Assistant Professor of Rural Planning and Development at the University of Guelph, discuss the threats to farmland and the efforts being made to preserve it, including policy and planning initiatives, as well as innovative farming practices.