Learn about Agriculture

What are GMOs and are they okay to eat? What does organic farming look like? How are animals like chickens or cattle raised?

snapAG is a series of resources that invite students to explore the hot topics affecting the agriculture industry today. Topics range from organics, biotechnology, GMOs, livestock, and more.

Explore what’s trending in agriculture in Canada by browsing the topics below.

snapAG

Welcome to snapAG

Eggs

Eggs

Are you overwhelmed with the egg choices in the supermarket? Learn what the differences really mean.

Milk Pasteurization

Milk Pasteurization

Pasteurization makes milk safe by heating it to a high temperature then cooling it rapidly. This process destroys any pathogens in milk while maintaining its nutritional value.

Vaccines

Vaccines

Why are animals vaccinated? How do animal vaccines help protect people?

The Myth of Factory Farms

The Myth of Factory Farms

The term “factory farm” is not used by farmers or anyone in the agriculture industry. Big doesn’t mean bad. The reality is fewer people want to farm and we have a growing population that relies on farmers to produce their food.

Dairy Cows

Dairy Cows

Cows need to be milked at least 2 – 3 times a day, no matter what. Learn how dairy farming is changing!

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