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Explore information and a variety of perspectives about agriculture on this video view webpage. Video titles are listed alphabetically, and each video is tagged with areas of focus – like FAMILY FARMS, ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURE, UNDERSTANDING SUPPLY MANAGEMENT, APPLYING TECHNOLOGIES or PERSPECTIVES ON SUSTAINABILITY. These videos are also found on individual carousel slides in the food DEMOCRACY, smart AGRICULTURE and sustainability MATTERS topics.  General videos about farming and agriculture are identified with an UNDERSTANDING AGRICULTURE tag. 

project AGRICULTURE videos marked with this icon identify original interviews with Alberta farmers, who discuss their experiences, perspectives and practices. You can also look for this icon in individual carousel slides to find these video interviews. These videos appear first on this VIEW video library webpage. 

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APPLYING TECHNOLOGIES

Watch this original project AGRICULTURE video interview to explore how genetics plays a role on an Alberta dairy farm.

UNDERSTANDING SUPPLY MANAGEMENT

Watch this original project AGRICULTURE video interview to hear directly from Alberta farmers how supply management works and can benefit both farmers and consumers. 

UNDERSTANDING AGRICULTURE

Watch this original project AGRICULTURE video interview to learn why agriculture is about more than just farming.

PERSPECTIVES ON SUSTAINABILITY

Consider what population growth has to do with our ability to feed a growing population. Watch this 2017 update on population growth from Statistics Canada.

APPLYING TECHNOLOGIES

Learn about the technology involved and benefits to communities of the first net zero barn in Alberta and Canada in this video from the Egg Farmers of Alberta.

FAMILY FARMS

The United Nations has declared 2019 to 2028 the Decade of Family Farming. This UN video highlights what it means to be a family farmer and how family farms ensure food security, improve livelihoods, better manage natural resources, protect the environment and achieve sustainable development, particularly in rural areas. Find out more by clicking here

FAMILY FARMS        UNDERSTANDING SUPPLY MANAGEMENT 

The video from Alberta Chicken Producers shares some perspectives from Alberta family chicken farmers, focusing on the values that are important to these farmers.

FAMILY FARMS         THE FOOD SYSTEM        ON THE FARM

This video from Alberta Farm Animal Care explores what happens on a hatching egg farm. It talks about the place of hatching egg farms in the food supply chain.  

FAMILY FARMS         ON THE FARM 

Watch this video from Alberta Farm Animal Care to find out what happens on a family farm. Heini also talks about what is involved in ensuring that farm animals are well looked after and healthy.

 

PERSPECTIVES ON SUSTAINABILITY

Check out this trailer about a documentary movie called Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story, which deals with the issue of waste from farms, through retail and all the way to the back of the filmmaker’s own fridges.

UNDERSTANDING AGRICULTURE

This video, produced by Alberta Treasury Branches as a tribute to the diversity of Alberta farmers, provides some facts and statistics about farms and food production on Alberta farms. Use this video to launch your learning in any project AGRICULTURE topic by clicking here.

Long Love this Land video produced by Alberta Treasury Branches (ATB) Financial and used with permission and thanks. Video produced in March 2018. Facts may have changed since then. No other use, distribution  or reproduction of this video is permitted. 

THE FOOD SYSTEM        ON THE FARM

The Canadian egg industry’s Animal Care Program ensures that hens have a safe, healthy and comfortable living environment. Find out about guidelines for space, water, feed, lighting, air circulation, hen handling and more in this video from Egg Farmers of Canada.

PERSPECTIVES ON SUSTAINABILITY

Watch this video from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to focus on innovation and learn about the work done to reduce methane emissions through changed to dairy cow nutrition at the Sherbrooke Dairy and Swine Research and Development Centre in Quebec.

ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURE  

This video from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada shares facts and statistics about the trade and economic relationship between Canada and the United States.

 

UNDERSTANDING SUPPLY MANAGEMENT 

This video provides a graphic overview of the supply management system.

UNDERSTANDING SUPPLY MANAGEMENT 

Find an overview of supply management, including food safety’s role in the food supply system, from the Egg Farmers of Canada.       

UNDERSTANDING SUPPLY MANAGEMENT      ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURE

Get facts about the connections between trade, economics and the supply management system from Alberta Chicken Producers.             

UNDERSTANDING SUPPLY MANAGEMENT 

Find a quick overview of what supply management means to dairy farms in Canada in this video from Alberta Milk.

PERSPECTIVES ON SUSTAINABILITY

The term “organic” refers to a food production method. Find information on organic and conventional milk production in this video from Alberta Milk.

 

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