Agriculture Revolution Lucas pearson

First Agriculture

What was the First Agricultural Revolution? Also known as the Neolithic Revolution, is the transformation of human societies from hunting and gathering to farming.

When did it occur? This transition occurred worldwide between 10,000 BC and 2000 BC, with the earliest known developments taking place in the Middle East

What changes happened in farming? During this period, humans began settling in to single areas and began cultivating the land, planting crops, and raising animals. The crops became domesticated as humans continued their use and animals became tame enough to be used for easy meat and pets/companions. The earliest examples of this behavior appeared in fertile areas around rivers primarily.

Second Agriculture

What was the second agricultural revolution?. Used technology provided by the Industrial Revolution to increase production and distribution of products

When did it occur? 1700 to 1900 in developed countries.

What changes happened in farming? used technology provided by the Industrial Revolution to increase production and distribution of products.fields were now doubled or tripled in size but still the same amount of labor.

Third Agriculture

What is the third agricultural revolution?The Third Agricultural Revolution (also called the Green Revolution) was a period in time when new agricultural practices were created to help farmers all over the world. It was an international effort that was planned to eliminate hunger by improving crop performances.

When did it occur?occurred throughout the 1970s and the 1980s.

What changes happened in farming?This allowed farmers to produce more of the same product within the same amount of land. This meant that the farmers could get more out of their land than they used to.

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