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.

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Animal Care

Vaccines

Vaccines

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

Animal Welfare or Rights

Animal Welfare or Rights

What is the difference between animal rights and animal welfare? Did you know there are “Five Freedoms” for animal welfare that are recognized worldwide?

Pig Housing

Pig Housing

Why do pigs need to be put in stalls? Protecting the piglets is one very important reason farrowing crates are used!

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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