Farm Chat ®

Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation Farm Chat ® provides a variety of virtual tours related to the agriculture industry featuring the environment, harvest, poultry and swine. Exploring topics from farming then and now to hatching chicks and caring for beef cattle, the Farm Chat brings the farm experience to you.

The Future of Farming

By the year 2050 Earth’s population will be nearly 10 billion, and we will need to almost double the amount of food produced today. Technology is revolutionizing farming to meet these needs. Check out The Future of Farming and Agriculture

snapAG

snapAG is a series of resources created by Agriculture in the Classroom Canada.

These short, infographic style documents invite students and teachers alike to explore the hot topics affecting the agriculture industry today. Topics range from organics, biotechnology, GMOs, livestock, and more!

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Organic and Synthetic Pesticides

Prevention is the first line of defence on both organic and conventional farms. However, when pest problems persist; pesticides are an important tool for protecting crops and ultimately our food supply.
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Irrigation

Irrigation is key to global food security. World-wide, irrigation produces 40% of global food supplies. In Canada, only 8.5% of Canadian farms use irrigation; the rest rely solely on rain for crop watering.
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Fertilizer

Plants require nutrients to grow. As plants grow, they use nutrients from the soil. When they are harvested, they take those nutrients with them and so they need to be replenished for the next crop.
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