The use and availability of pesticides is regulated by Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA). The PMRA must deem products safe for people and the environment before farmers can use them.
Science and creativity are critical tools for apple growers. These characteristics have fostered more efficient production methods – from genetic tools to new orchard designs.
New variety of sweet potato designed to grow in shorter spring and summer seasons.
Take a tour of a farm that uses irrigation. Learn why it's needed, how to conserve the water source and only use the water needed for crops.
The McGrath family’s venture into the hog business has been a way to grow the farm, produce more food, and create jobs for the local community.
The science of crop production is called agronomy. These professionals help farmers fight challenges like insects, weeds and diseases.
Crops can take a big hit from insect pests. To protect them, some farmers take a genetic approach. One of those control tools is the bacterium Bt.
How farmers work to keep crops fungus-free. Fungicides are a type of pesticide used to stop the spread of fungal pathogens.
Farming often means doing many things at once. Historically, this was the main reason two or more generations of a family would work together.
Why do farmers use herbicides?
What herbicides are, and where they fit on the farm.
Learn where maple syrup comes from and how is it produced.
At a time when consumers and ranchers have more questions about beef production than ever, The Livestock & Forage Centre of Excellence is finding answers.
New legislation aimed at protecting animals and the family farmers who care for these animals.
Tour a tulip greenhouse and learn how tulips are grown and harvested.
This food bank is changing the food landscape. AquaGrow Farms uses aquaponics, a form of agriculture that combines aquaculture and hydroponics.
Most people have heard of organic and conventional farming but do you know what regenerative farming is?
Is Canada's food safe? Learn why food in Canada is safe and affordable.
Tour an enriched colony housing egg barn and learn how eggs get from farm to table.
Tour a heritage pig and wildboar farm and learn how wildboar are cared for in Canada.
See how cucumbers get from a greenhouse to your plate in just a few short hours.