We all need to eat, and Canadian farming is a critical part of putting food on the table. But what about the impact of farming on the environment?
Farming For the Future explores how new technologies and agricultural practices increase the efficiency of crop production, while reducing negative effects to our climate. You’ll discover what makes for healthy soil, and why it’s vital to our farms.
- Farming Adventure: Ever wondered what it's like to drive a tractor? As part of the exhibition, you can climb aboard a life-sized tractor cab — or enter an immersive, accessible cabin at ground level — to digitally drive a tractor. See if you have what it takes to efficiently plant corn in a sustainable farming operation!
- Try out an interactive! Where does carbon come from and where does it go? In this interactive, you can push coloured buttons to follow carbon’s journey as it moves through the environment.
- Precision agriculture: Discover how technologies — such as GPS guidance, drones, and sensors — can help farmers grow their crops in a more sustainable way.