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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Farmer Identity Card

New Online Application Campaign

Introducing a new and improved way to apply for your BC Farmer ID Card...including online renewals!

Apply for or renew your BC Farmer ID Card online this month and be entered to WIN! Starting in March, each month of 2021 a winner will be drawn from the online applicants to win a $100 Visa gift card. What are you waiting for? Give it a try!

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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.


Member Profile

BC Broiler Hatching Egg Producers' Association

The BC Broiler Hatching Egg Producers’ Association is a non-for-profit organization that is at the foundation of Canada’s chicken industry.


  • There are 60 registered hatching egg producers in B.C.
  • BC Hatching Egg Producers supply approx. 15% of the Canadian market share.
  • In 2018, there were 9,927,000 dozen hatching eggs, valued at $52 million dollars.
  • All hatching egg farms are family owned and operated.