Business Agriculture and Forestry

The Agriculture and Forestry sector comprises industries engaged in growing crops, raising animals, harvesting timber, and harvesting fish and other animals from a farm, ranch, or their natural habitats.

The companies in this sector are often described as farms, ranches, dairies, greenhouses, nurseries, orchards, or hatcheries. This sector includes supporting industries such as equipment, supplies, consulting and administrative services, etc.

(Source: This category description is based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), 1997).

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AAFC Online: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Online
Provides information, research, policies and programs to achieve security of the food system and health of the environment. Includes policies, activities, databases, publications, research initiatives, financial, economic and market information.
Provides financial services to the perishable agriculture industry, including growers, shippers, processors and brokers. Production, real estate, trade, and vendor financing.
Agricultural Marketing Service Farmers Markets
Links to resources and information, an interactive map by states to find local markets, and a kids coloring book.
Agripicture Farming Images
Fee based agricultural photos and graphics.
Includes agriculture related links and farming information.
Farm Credit Services
Provides financial services to agricultural and rural communities: Insurance, loans, investments, and farm business; news and information for farmers and ranchers.
Groupe AGÉCO
Provides marketing and management expertise to the agricultural and food industries.
Hail & Cotton International Group
Tobacco leaf dealer, with purchasing and process capabilities to provide Flue Cured, Burley, Dark Fired, Oriental and other tobacco to manufacturers.
Homegrown Timber
A tree and vegetation contractor providing services in forestry maintenance, arboriculture, management of railway, highway and environmentally sensitive land in the UK.
Leica Geosystems AG
A group of companies whose primary business is the provision of total solutions on the field of measurement of spatial data in surveying, mapping and positioning.
NC Engineering
Produces a range of agricultural and industrial equipment and specializes in farmyard and factory pollution control equipment.
Quattro Environmental, Inc.
Soil restoration and stabilization services and products.
Right Parts Inc.
Aftermarket replacement parts for heavy equipment.
TerraMetrics Agriculture, Inc.
Provides digital image processing and analysis of remotely sensed data.
University of California Small Farm Program
Research and information for small-scale growers on topics including specialty crops, pesticide safety, agritourism, and production practices.

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