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

Irrigation

Irrigation

Irrigation is key to global food security. World-wide, irrigation produces 40% of global food supplies. In Canada, only 8.5% of Canadian farms use irrigation; the rest rely solely on rain for crop watering.

Aquaculture in Canada

Aquaculture in Canada

Farming can also take place in tanks, ponds, lakes and ocean.  Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms in fresh or salt water.

Water Management

Water Management

Protecting water is essential for sustainable agriculture – meeting the growing demand for food production while protecting the natural resources on which the world depends. 

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