Then and Now

Why dairy farms have roots

Has milk always been sold in stores? Are cows milked by farmers or by machines? Find out how dairy farming has changed over time. Click Then and Now to jump back in time to a farmer’s field in the late 1800s. Follow the directions to create a modern dairy farm!

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Did you know?

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How did milk go from can to tank?

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What is a Canadian cow?

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When was ice cream invented?

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What’s the “moo” on technology?

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What do dairy farms and oil and gas producers have in common?

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Why did dairy farm cooperatives start?

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What landscapes did Alberta’s early settlers and farmers encounter?

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What did ice have to do with early dairy farming?