How can agricultural environments contribute to sustainability?

What percentage of Canadian farms have a renewable energy producing system on their farms?

PICK AN ANSWER, THEN SCROLL DOWN TO FIND INFOGRAPHICS AND INFORMATION ABOUT SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

managing sustainability on Alberta farms

Watch this original project AGRICULTURE video interview to hear how farmers in Alberta approach sustainability on their farms.

 

What types of sustainability decisions do these Alberta farmers make about resources and the environment? How are they implementing sustainable practices?

 

focusing on environmental footprinting

A Life Cycle Assessment is a specific type of environmental footprinting. The Environmental Footprint method considers a variety of environmental metrics. These environmental metrics look at energy, water, greenhouse gases, land use and more.

What types of metrics do you see in these infographics?

 

What do these infographics tell you about sustainability practices used by farmers in Alberta and across Canada?

 

 

 

Provided by Dairy Farmers of Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canadian Dairy Commission. Life Cycle Assessment

 

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