AGRICULTURE By Codi Banks

What was the first agricultural revolution? was the transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedentary agricultural production of domesticated plants and animals. It started Right after the first Ice age .Humans had to change their lifestyle from hunting to farming and to settle in one place.

Wheat Was the the first crop grown by humans

What was the second agricultural revolution? The second agricultural coincided with the Industrial Revolution. It happen in the the late 1700 and early 1800. Many changes happen to farming like most farmers could feed more people because they could get more done with the technology they have now the back then.

Farmers could have more food because they could use better tractors to use instead of using their hands.

What was the third agricultural revolution? it was an international effort to eliminate world hunger by improving crop performances. It was trying to get more farmers to produce more crops. It happen in the late 1900. Farming changed by that the farmers had to start to produce more crops to help stop hunger .

Today farming is very good. There is about a farm per each city. These farm help fight hunger and give people crops to eat.

What are genetically modified organisms? are the result of a laboratory process where genes from the DNA of one species are extracted and artificially forced into the genes of an unrelated plant or animal. It affects farmers by restrict their use of certian crops. Pro gmos are resistance to insects, tolerance to herbicides, tolerance for heat, cold, or drought, crop yield.

Explain the difference between subsistence, sustainable, and commercial farming? Subsistence farming is the farmer raises the food he needs to provide for himself and his family or community. Sustainable farming 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. Commercial Farming is typically done on a very large scale, often by agricultural corporations. The goal of commercial farming is to make profits, which is done through maximizing crop yields through labor-saving techniques and technology.

4 fun facts on agriculture. 1. Farming began around 10,000 B.C. 2. One in three farm acres is planted for export. 3. For every $1 spent on food, farmers get less than 12 cents for the raw product. 4. In 1830, it took about 250 to 300 labor hours to produce 100 bushels (5 acres) of wheat.

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