Utensil 101 Resources

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Utensil 101 Videos & Resources

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  • 1

    Welcome

    • Welcome to Utensil 101

  • 2

    Three Things to Know

    • The People Who Are Farming In Canada

    • QUIZ - The People Who Are Farming

    • Farm Business Structures in Canada

    • QUIZ - Farm Business Structures in Canada

    • Grain Farming in Canada

    • QUIZ - Grain Farming in Canada

    • Pulse Crops

    • QUIZ - Pulse Crops

    • Beef Farming in Canada | Production des bovins de boucherie au Canada

    • QUIZ - Beef Farming in Canada

    • Pork Farming in Canada | Production porcine au Canada

    • QUIZ - Pork Farming in Canada

    • Dairy Farming in Canada | Production laitière au Canada

    • QUIZ - Dairy Farming in Canada

    • Chicken (Broiler) Farming in Canada | Production de poulets à griller au Canada

    • QUIZ - Chicken (Broiler) Farming in Canada

    • Egg Farming in Canada | Production d’oeufs au Canada

    • QUIZ - Egg Farming in Canada

    • Greenhouse Farming in Canada

    • QUIZ - Greenhouse Farming in Canada

    • Crop Rotation

    • QUIZ - Crop Rotation

    • Why The Weather Matters So Much | Pourquoi la météo est-elle si importante

    • QUIZ - Why The Weather Matters So Much

    • Grain Farming in Saskatchewan

    • QUIZ - Grain Farming in Saskatchewan

    • Grain Farming in Ontario

    • QUIZ - Grain Farming in Ontario

  • 3

    What's the Difference?

    • Types of Dairy Barns | Types de fermes laitières

    • QUIZ - Types of Dairy Barns

    • Types of Poultry Barns

    • QUIZ - Types of Poultry Barns

    • Free Range & Why Many Animals Are Kept In Barns

    • QUIZ - Free Range & Why Many Animals Are Kept In Barns

    • Dairy vs Beef Cows & the terms Cows, Heifers, Steers & Bulls

    • QUIZ - Dairy vs Beef Cows & The Terms Cows, Heifers, Steers & Bulls

    • Beef vs Veal | Bœuf vs. Veau

    • QUIZ - Beef vs Veal

    • Conventional & Organic

    • QUIZ - Conventional & Organic

    • Production Laws, Certifications & Best Practices

    • QUIZ - Production Laws, Certifications & Best Practices

    • Tillage (and No-Till)

    • QUIZ - Tillage (and No-Till)

    • Hay vs. Straw | Foin vs. Paille

    • QUIZ - Hay vs Straw

    • Field Corn vs Sweet Corn

    • QUIZ - Field Corn vs Sweet Corn

    • Corn Terms To Know - Traits, Hybrids, BT, Resistance & more

    • QUIZ - Corn Terms To Know - Traits, Hybrids, BT, Resistance & More

    • Soybeans Terms To Know - IP, Conventional, RoundUp Ready & more

    • QUIZ - Soybeans Terms To Know - IP, Conventional, RoundUp Ready & More

    • A Good & Great Presentation

    • QUIZ - A Good & Great Presentation

  • 4

    How Does It Work?

    • A Tractor

    • QUIZ - A Tractor

    • A Combine

    • QUIZ - A Combine

    • Biosecurity Protocols

    • QUIZ - Biosecurity Protocols

    • Farmers Deciding What To Plant

    • QUIZ - Farmers Deciding What To Plant

    • The Signs Posted In Front Of Some Fields

    • QUIZ - The Signs Posted In Front Of Some Fields

    • Producing Grain Seed for Farmers

    • QUIZ - Producing Grain Seed for Farmers

    • GPS & Autosteer Technology

    • QUIZ - GPS & Autosteer Technology

    • Supply Management

    • QUIZ - Supply Management

    • Various Ways A Farmer Could Get Paid

    • QUIZ - Various Ways A Farmer Could Get Paid

    • Temporary Foreign Worker Programs

    • QUIZ - Temporary Foreign Worker Programs

    • Beef Marketing & Getting Paid

    • QUIZ - Beef Marketing & Getting Paid

    • Farmer Organizations & Their Structures

    • QUIZ - Farmer Organizations & Their Structures

    • Livestock Codes of Practice

    • QUIZ - Livestock Codes of Practice

    • Canada's Animal Nutrition Industry (aka Feed Industry)

    • QUIZ - Canada’s Animal Nutrition Industry (aka Feed Industry)

    • Canada's Animal Health Industry (aka drug & vaccine makers)

    • QUIZ - Canada's Animal Health Industry (aka drug & vaccine makers)

    • Auctioneering & Livestock Auctions

    • QUIZ - Auctioneering & Livestock Auctions

  • 5

    Engaging With People

    • Growing Your Brand

    • Selling to Farmers with Elaine Froese

    • Talking About Farming with Canadian Consumers

    • Dealing With Difficult Conversations

    • Dealing with the Media

    • Understanding & Dealing with Activists

  • 6

    More Tools You May Find Useful

    • Farm & Food Care Resources

    • Canadian Centre for Food Integrity Resources

    • Agriculture in the Classroom

  • 7

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