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 Health

Biosecurity

Biosecurity

Are you wondering why some farmers don’t want you to visit their chicken or pig barn? It is not because they have something to hide – it’s because they want to keep their animals healthy!

Vaccines

Vaccines

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

Chicken Housing

Chicken Housing

Wondering why chickens are sometimes kept in cages? Deciding on the best type of housing for chickens is complex and there are many factors that farmers take into account.

Hormones

Hormones

No food is hormone free! Naturally occurring hormones are present in plants, meat, poultry and fish products.

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