About the Farm Practices Review Board

Agriculture is very important Prince Edward Island and its provincial economy. It is in the provincial interest that in agricultural areas, agricultural uses and normal farm practices are promoted and protected in a way that balances the needs of the agricultural community with provincial health, safety, and environmental concerns

The role of the Farm Practices Review Board is to determine normal farm practice in PEI as well as to hear and resolve concerns from complainants who are aggrieved by odour, noise, vibration, light, smoke, dust or other issues arising from an agriculture practice or operation, and other responsibilities as outlined in the Farm Practices Act.

Who serves on the review board?

Community members and farm organization representatives are appointed from among individuals who apply through Engage PEI.

Who is the minister responsible?

The minister responsible is the Minister of Agriculture


Farm Practices Review Board
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE  C1A 7N8
11 Kent Street, 2nd Floor Jones Building
Phone: (902) 368-4880

Published date: 
February 16, 2018

General Inquiries

Department of Agriculture
5th Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street,
P.O. Box 2000,
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-4880
Fax: 902-368-4857

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Agriculture Information Desk
1-866-PEI FARM (734-3276)