Agriculture in 2016 Seth Lind

The First Agricultural Revolution

The first agriculture happened back in 10,000 b.c and 2000 b.c. It transformed hunting and human societies and farming, it took place in Middle East. Farming and the raising of livestock tied people to land for cultivation and grazing grounds, and this transition gave rise to permanent settlements. The settlement turned to development in job, complex structures non-portable poessienons.

The first time people were cropping was them making fields with sticks and they would use cow manure and would pick everything up by hand.

The Second Agriculture Revolution

The second revolution happened between 1700 and 1900 in developed countries. They had newer technology in the 1700´s to boost their production. This increase in productivity and population grew tremendously with global scale and the local people. As of right now there are still countries in this revolution.

In this revolution in the 1700´s they started to use horses or cows to make their fields but they would still have to pick it up by hands until they got later into the 1900´s.

The Third Agriculture Revolution

The third agriculture happened in the 20th century. Many countries around the world expanded. This feed Europe's ability to eat. There were many new things like biotechnology and genetic engineering and chemical fertilizers was made. There was a mass of agriculture goods in this time.

The third revolution they use big machines to make the fields and to pick up all the food. They also now add chemical fertilizer to the fields.

GMO or (genetically modified organism) is a laboratory where DNA of species are forced into genes of animals and unrelated plant. These genes come from Bacteria, humans and animals. It changed farming because now they add chemicals to the crops or food and into fields or fertilizer.

Pros and cons of GMO´s

Some pros are resistant to insects, tolerant to herbicides, crop yield and tolerance for heat, cold or drought. Some cons are people get allergies, cancer, antibiotic resistant.

Differences between subsistence, sustainable, and commercial

Commercial farming involves raising crops and livestock to sell for a profit. Subsistence farming is a form of agriculture that is intended to provide a self-sufficient lifestyle for the farmers and their families.sustainable agriculture is the production of food, fiber, or other plant or animal products using farming techniques that protect the environment, public health, human communities, and animal welfare.

Fun facts about Agriculture

Farming began in 10,000 b.c. The Mesopotamians built the first simple irrigation system around 7000 B.C. The earliest large-scale irrigation system was created around 4000 B.C. in southern Russia. In A.D. 644, Arab scientists developed a windmill to pump water for irrigation. More than 6,000 different kinds of apples are grown around the world.

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