Students learn about apple genetics related to production through a hands-on activity, which explores the characteristics of apple varieties. Students will apply their knowledge of heredity and genetics to discover how new varieties of apples are developed through cross-breeding techniques. Developed by National Ag in the Classroom, this grade 6-8 resource is linked to curriculum outcomes.
Looking to play more Agriculture related games? Look no further! Test your Ag knowledge, play egg-xellent games to learn how eggs travel from the farm to your plate, or discover what it really takes to feed the world with Journey2050 and Farmers2050 through this National Ag in the Classroom Resource.
Are organic foods really healthier than non-organic foods? Are they better for animals? Are they better for the environment? Bjorn Lomborg, president of the Copenhagen Consensus Center, explains.
This infographic will teach students how milk travels from the farm to you as a consumer. Be sure to check out the website for excellent curriculum-linked lesson plans, activity ideas, worksheets and presentations.
Hear from a real dairy producer why dairy cows are skinny. You can even ask them a question about dairy cattle or milk!
Don’t worry! Your body naturally produces hormones and so does every plant and animal.
The Peterson Farm Brothers are hardworking, fifth generation farmers from Kansas. See firsthand what it’s like to feed cows, plant corn, fix equipment, make a fence, harvest wheat, swath hay and so much more.
How does cheese reach your plate? Watch this video to see the farm to fork processes.
It may be Grandpa’s farm but it isn’t Grandpa’s farming. Technology transformation and modern farming realities mean that today’s farmers need advanced education and lifelong learning to succeed. Farming Smarter helps with lifelong learning.
In this video, several southern Alberta farmers share their perspectives about the nature around them.