Learn about Agriculture

About the project

What are GMOs and are they okay to eat? What does organic farming look like? How are animals like chicken or cattles raised? The snapAG project offers a series of reader-friendly information sheets that invite you to explore some hot topics linked to today's agriculture and food sector. Browse the categories below to learn more!

Pesticides and the Environment

Pesticides and the Environment

Did you know most of the spray that comes out of a farmer’s sprayer is actually water? The amount of active ingredient (pesticide) is around a pop can per football field!


 

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Photo Credits

  • "Farmer checking barley crop", Page 1 – Sask Barley Development Commission
  • "Spraying a field with herbicides to get rid of weeds prior to seeding ", Page 2 – Mayson Maerz

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