Protecting water is essential for sustainable agriculture – meeting the growing demand for food production while protecting the natural resources on which the world depends.
Aquaculture in Canada
Farming can also take place in tanks, ponds, lakes and ocean. Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms in fresh or salt water.
Horticulture in Canada
Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. Over 120 different fruit and vegetable crops are commercially grown in Canada.
Most farms today look very different than they did 50 years ago. What has stayed the same is the commitment to caring for the land, crops and animals.
Organic farmers aim to grow crops and raise livestock in ways that are sustainable and harmonious with the environment. They share many practices with non-organic farmers and also implement some uniquely organic practices.
Crop Nutrient Calculator
Did you know that all crops require 17 nutrients to grow?
Or that different crops remove different amounts of nutrients from the soil when harvested?
Agriculture More than Ever
Ag More Than Ever is an industry-driven cause made up of hundreds of partners and thousands of agvocates from across the country, all committed to improving perceptions, dispelling myths and creating positive dialogue about Canadian ag. They provide resources and a forum for agvocates to tell the real, positive story of Canadian ag.
The Legendary Farm to Plate
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.