Collected video, audio, and other multimedia content from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC).
Check out Agriculture!
Science has a lot to do with the food you buy and eat every day. For 125 years, the research done by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada scientists has led to new discoveries that help farmers provide healthier, safer, higher quality, more environmentally-sustainable and abundant food for Canadians.
Check out Agriculture! Watch these videos to learn more about the role agricultural science plays from the farm gate to your plate.
AgFacts: Agriculture & The Economy
So, how big is Canada's agricultural sector, anyway?
AgFacts: Agriculture & The Economy gives a brief, dynamic overview of the size and scope of Canada's agricultural sector, and its importance to Canada's economy.
Today, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has a network of research centres, farms and stations across the country, where scientists work with farmers, industry and research community to support a more profitable agriculture sector that produces healthier, safer, higher quality, more environmentally-sustainable and abundant food for Canadians.
Watch The Innovators video, winner of a MarCom Platinum Award, to see what goes on in our labs and fields.
Minister Ritz Celebrating the Passing into Law of the Marketing Freedom for Grain Farmers Act
With the passing of the Marketing Freedom for Grain Farmers Act, the Government has provided Western Canadian grain producers the same freedom to market their crops as their counterparts across the country.
Watch a clip of Minister Gerry Ritz celebrating the passing into law of the Marketing Freedom for Grain Farmers Act to usher in a new era for grain farmers in the West and all of Canada.
Marketing Freedom for Grain Farmers
With the introduction of the Marketing Freedom for Grain Farmers Act, the Government has taken the first steps in providing Western Canadian grain producers the same freedom to market their crops as their counterparts across the country.
Watch a clip of Minister Gerry Ritz making this historic announcement to usher in a new era for grain farmers in the West and all of Canada.
Hairy Canola Meets the Crucifer Flea Beetle
With financial support from a number of producer and industry organizations, AAFC scientists at the Saskatoon Research Centre are developing a hairy type of canola that will naturally deter flea beetles from feeding on canola seedlings.
Scott Research Farm Centennial 1910 - 2010
The year 2010 marked a century of innovation and progress at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's Scott Research Farm.
The flavours of Canada
Experience a taste of Canada - our food, our nature and the people in our agri-food industry who bring Canadian food to your table. Enjoy the videos!
What food comes in shades of deep red, purple and yellow and is bursting with anti-oxidants? The humble potato! Find out more about new varieties being developed by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and what makes potatoes
"just about the perfect food".
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The secret life of plants
Take a peek inside Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's national vascular plant herbarium. We have the largest plant collection in Canada and about 20 per cent of the known plant species in the world.
Visit The secret life of plants
Preparing, Planting and Caring for New Shelterbelts Using Plastic Mulch
Well designed shelterbelts trap and distribute snow, conserve and filter water, control erosion and decrease energy use. But, our trees are also a valuable aid in the fight to slow climate change. Shelterbelts are extremely effective in sequestering greenhouse gases, by acting as carbon sinks.
These Tree Planting and Plastic Mulching Videos provide various tips on tree planting and plastic mulch from the preparation of the ground to the maintenance of trees.
Agriculture in the City
What Canadian-grown crops are scientifically proven to provide a health benefit? How are potatoes being used to make plastics? What are farmers doing to help protect the environment?
Visit Agriculture in the City
From automobile parts to men's suits,
'green' energy and of course soy milk, Canadian soy plants are a key ingredient in more than you think! Learn about these products and many more, and see for yourself how Canadian research has lead to a variety of products farmers can market and consumers can enjoy.
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Grow With Us
With employees across Canada and abroad, AAFC is a dynamic place to work with many challenging and rewarding career options.
Visit Grow With Us, and learn more about working at AAFC.