The First Agricultural Revolution was the transition of humans as nomads to ones that practiced agriculture. The first recorded evidence of the First Agricultural Revolution occurring is in the Fertile Crescent, a region in the Middle East that includes most of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Israel, and the Nile River basin in Egypt. Other occurrences of the First Agricultural Revolution appeared Later in places like China and South America. Specific locations of the Revolution have been lost to war, looters, and time. The areas around them have been heavily changed since.
The Second Agricultural Revolution was where technology started to help the process of planting and harvesting crops. The second agricultural revolution, which began about a century ago, has had such negative effects on our planet that its negative effects are already clear. Machines have polluted our air with greenhouse gasses, as well as those gasses eating up our ozone layer.
The third Agricultural Revolution was when biotechnology started coming in. They started genetically modifying the crops. It also introduced slash-and-burn.
GMO’s are genetically modified organisms. They are not natural, and they modify the DNA of the plant to fit their certain needs. This is a health concern for consumers.
Subsistence is living off of what you have. Sustainable is where you make a little profit. Comercial is where you farm for a living and make a big profit off of it.
Fun Facts: One Pound of wool can make 10 miles of yarn. The biggest turkey ever weighed 86 pounds. Cows only have teeth on the bottom of their mouths. The average dairy cow produces over 46,000 glasses of milk in 1 year.One Pound of wool can make 10 miles of yarn. The biggest turkey ever weighed 86 pounds. Cows only have teeth on the bottom of their mouths. The average dairy cow produces over 46,000 glasses of milk in 1 year.