Learn about Agriculture

What is your future? Do you dream of owning your own business? Maybe you are the creative type, eager to make your mark with graphic design? Or perhaps you get excited by the idea of a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)? Would you be surprised to learn that all of those  (and more!) are career options within the agri-food sector?  Careers in agriculture and food are incredibly diverse… and they aren’t all on the farm.

The agriculture and food sector is at the leading edge of research and innovation to address global challenges. There are endless opportunities which will allow you to make a difference: feed the growing population, protect the environment, care for animals, or help people.

So go ahead…take a look through these profiles of real Canadians working in agriculture and food. You may just get a glimpse of what your future can hold.

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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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