Agricultural project

First Agricultural Revolution

The first agricultural revolution was called the Neolithic Revolution. It was the domestication of plants and animals 11,000 years ago. It transformed human societies from hunting and gathering to farming. This revolution occurred world wide

This is a picture of rice cultivation

Second Agricultural Revolution

The second agricultural revolution took place during the industrial revolution. The plow, horse collar, and seed drill all came to be because of the second Agricultural revolution and made farming easier.

This is a seed drill, a seed drill makes it easier to plant seeds. It was developed during the second agricultural revolution.

Third Agricultural Revolution

The third agricultural revolution also known as the green revolution, occurred during the 1970s and 1980s. It was the beginning of more advanced farming equipment. It caused reduced numbers of laborers, increased land, and monoculture. There were significant technological innovations and scientific farming methods.

Because of the Third Agricultural revolution, Modern farming became enhanced with large equipment like tractors.

GMO

Gmos are Genetically modified organisms. Plants and animals changed as a result of biotechnology. Avantages: More resistant to weeds, pests and disease, higher nutritional value. Disadvantages: Mixing genes from different organisms, marketing without being labeled for GMO, the long terms effects are not fully understood.

Sources

http://ricepedia.org/culture/history-of-rice-cultivation

http://www.history1700s.com/index.php/articles/14-guest-authors/1084-the-inventions-of-18th-century-which-transformed-agriculture.html

http://blog.machinefinder.com/12495/sunrise-to-sunset-john-deere-photos

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