Cultivate your business skills.

A career in agriculture requires a broad set of skills. The following resources have been gathered to enrich your knowledge base.

Environmental Farm Plan

Do you know the environmental strengths and potential environmental risks of your farm operation? An Environmental Farm Plan is a voluntary, confidential, and pro-active tool to identify these strengths and weaknesses.

There are EFP coordinators at the Agricultural Alliance of New Brunswick and agrologists at the New Brunswick Soils & Crops Improvement Association that can assist you in completing your plan.

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Agriculture Courses

Interested in studying agriculture? Atlantic Canada has programs to explore to cultivate your interest further:

Dalhousie University, Faculty of Agriculture

Hayes Farm, Fredericton, NB

Canadian Veterinary Programs

Licences & Workshops

Find the licences you need for your farm operation as well as workshops to further help your skills blossom:

CanadaGAP: Food Safety

Pesticide Licenses 

Farm Safety Courses

Business Planning

Farming requires a diverse set of skills, including knowing how to run a business efficiently. These tools and services are there to enrich and guide you:

Agri-Management Services

Department of Agriculture, Aquaculture & Fisheries’ Business Growth Officers

Farm Credit Canada

Succession Planning