Agriculture in the Classroom
What are GMOs and are they okay to eat? What does organic farming look like? How are animals like chickens or cattle raised?
snapAG is a series of resources that invite students to explore the hot topics affecting the agriculture industry today. Topics range from organics, biotechnology, GMOs, livestock, and more.
Explore what’s trending in agriculture in Canada by browsing the topics below.
Canadian Food Inspection Agency
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency aims to mitigate risks to Canada’s animal resource base, animal feeds and animal products, which are integral to a safe and accessible food supply system as well as to public health.
National Farm Animal Care Council
NFACC is the national lead for farm animal care and welfare in Canada. NFACC is the only organization in the world that brings together animal welfare groups, enforcement, government and farmers under a collective decision-making model for advancing farm animal welfare.
The Alberta Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Alberta SPCA) is a registered charity dedicated to the welfare of animals. Alberta SPCA focuses on responsible animal ownership, the quality of life and a humane death afforded to animals by humans.
Dr. Temple Grandin is a prominent author and speaker on animal behaviour. She also has a successful career consulting on both livestock handling equipment design and animal welfare. Today half the cattle in the United States are handled in facilities she has designed.