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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Milk Pasteurization

Pasteurization makes milk safe by heating it to a high temperature then cooling it rapidly. This process destroys any pathogens in milk while maintaining its nutritional value.
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Dairy in Your Diet

Did you know all milk sold in Canada has vitamin D added to it? Vitamin D is important in helping the body absorb calcium.
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Eggs

Are you overwhelmed with the egg choices in the supermarket? Learn what the differences really mean.
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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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The Myth of Factory Farms

The term “factory farm” is not used by farmers or anyone in the agriculture industry. Big doesn’t mean bad. The reality is fewer people want to farm and we have a growing population that relies on farmers to produce their food.
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Pig Housing

Why do pigs need to be put in stalls? Protecting the piglets is one very important reason farrowing crates are used!
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