Welcome to BC Agriculture Council

Working for B.C.'s farmers and ranchers.

BC Agriculture Council is a non-profit, non-governmental council of member associations representing 28 farm associations that in turn generate 96% of provincial farm gate sales. In partnership with industry and government, BCAC delivers programs and services to ensure B.C. is the most dynamic and robust agricultural province in Canada.

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Our Key Priorities

Community Engagement


We are all motivated by the same values.

Connecting People to Farms

Telling Our Story

Consumers are more interested in how their food is grown, processed and brought to market than ever before. As the voice of B.C. farmers we simply want to ensure that the public have the balanced information they need about food to make informed choices that are right for them and their families.

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BC Cattlemen's Association

BC Cattlemen's Association promotes, encourages, protects and develops the cattle industry in British Columbia in an environmentally responsible manner.

Member Quick Facts

  • BC Cattlemen’s Association is the voice of over 1200 cattle ranchers across the province.
  • The average # of head of beef cattle per farm in B.C. is 117.
  • B.C. is home to approximately 5% of Canadian cattle herd.
  • Approximately 66% of the Agriculture Land Reserve (ALR) is owned by ranches.
  • The average size of cattle farms in BC is 1,074 acres (435 hectares).