Agriculture Project Ryan Skoog

What was the first agriculture revolution?

  • Neolithic revolution
  • 10,000 BC and 2000 BC
  • Drop some seeds on accident
  • Helped them stay in one place and give other food
The first crops harvested

What was the second agriculture revolution?

  • Was during the 1700s-1900s
  • Occured during the industry revolution
  • The second agriculture revolution was based on better farming technology
Old farming equipment

What was the third revolution?

  • Late 1900s in the United States
  • Made high technology tractors and other equipment
Modern day farming equipment

What is Genetically modified organisms (GMO)?

  • Plants, Animals that have been modified to fit others needs.

Made seeds better, but also made them less healthy.

  • Subsistance farming is growing enough food for yourself and family.
  • Sustainable farming is farming plants, animals that don´t affect the envirement.
  • Commercial farming is growing an abundance of a type of animal, or plant to feed many thousands of people.
GMO pictures

4 fun facts on farming

  • More than 8 billion broilers (Meat Chockens) are produced in the United States annually, yielding approximately 3 billion pounds of waste chicken feathers.
  • 50 billion chickens
  • 915 million acres of farmland in the U.S. The average size of U.S. farms is 434 acres.
  • There are around 9 million dairy cows in the U.S. There are 1,279,000 dairy cows in wisconsin.

Credits:

Created with images by Tobyotter - "First Corn" • La Grande Farmers' Market - "Squash" • SummerTomato - "fava beans" • Dave Catchpole - "Woolpit Steam 2013" • photofarmer - "Old reversible plow" • carolwilliams007 - "old plow antique" • dkochli - "agriculture antique device" • dimitrisvetsikas1969 - "plow mechanical equipment" • carolwilliams007 - "farm equipment vintage" • photofarmer - "Old Plows" • avantrend - "plough field device antique" • 2968288 - "tractor harvest straw" • tpsdave - "tractor grain mixer rural" • dimitrisvetsikas1969 - "tractor field rural" • jackmac34 - "tractor labour agricultural machine" • ulleo - "harvest corn harvest autumn" • Jim Epler - "John Deere Tractor" • maxmann - "combine harvester tractor harvest" • Kapa65 - "tractor round baler custom work" • Romi - "agriculture tractor arable" • hansbenn - "combine harvester harvester agriculture" • Phil_Parker - "Stealth tractor?" • leyink - "Research field" • lilyrothrock - "untitled image" • jurvetson - "Olives" • greensefa - "GMO-free Europe Conference 2012" • Sam Beebe, Ecotrust - "Dr Bronner spreading the word on GMO labeling"

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