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The Great Lakes Lowland: Foods of the Region  Teacher Centre


Web Links

These Web sites will provide you with background information.


 

Web Links

Agriculture

This Web site from the University of Guelph provides information and photographs about the role of research in food production. The university operates a research station at Holland Marsh, one of the richest agricultural areas in the region. Market gardening is an intensive use of the land and repeated crop planting take its toll on soil fertility. At this Web site, students can learn how researchers look for ways to overcome these problems.

 

Dairy Farming

The Dairy Farmers of Ontario provides information to the public about milk and milk products, dairies, and consumer health. At this Web site, students can find out about the industry in this region. They can also connect to other links to find similar sites for other agricultural organizations. The site includes a strong education program with a variety of classroom components.

 

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