Genetic engineering refers to specific methods of plant breeding that use laboratory methods to change an organism’s DNA.
We are talking with Shaun, a farmer from Kyle, Saskatchewan. He grows several crops but we are going to focus on how he grows chickpeas.
Plant science – and specifically the science of plant breeding – is one of those tools which can help us overcome challenges as a global community.
Are pesticide residues found in the Dirty Dozen a health risk? To assess the risk of pesticide residues on our produce, we need to know a few simple things.
Learn about how canola oil gets from the farm to the table.
Canola oil has been adopted by many cooks for its neutral flavour, healthy fat content and high smoke point. A real pantry staple that is great for everything from vinaigrettes and marinades to baking, grilling and frying.
Most people have heard of organic and conventional farming but do you know what regenerative farming is?
See how cucumbers get from a greenhouse to your plate in just a few short hours.
See how sugar beets are grown and harvested.
Tour a field of tomatoes and learn how tomatoes are grown and harvested.
Tour a carrot farm and learn how carrots are grown and harvested.
Tour a farm and learn how fresh peas are harvested and processed.