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

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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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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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Dairy Cows

Cows need to be milked at least 2 – 3 times a day, no matter what. Learn how dairy farming is changing!
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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.
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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.
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Today’s Farm

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.
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