Agronomy The science of soil managment and crop production

Wheat, Soy Beans, and Corn are some of the most farmed crops in the U.S.

In the United States there are many crops that are grow, here are some of the most common.

-In four reigons of the U.S. produce the country's rice, 3 in South Carolina and on in California.

-Corn is one of the most widely produced crop, it accounts for providing the main energy ingredient in feed for animals.

-Sugar and Sweeteners are also greatly produced in the U.S. The U.S. is the world's largest comsumer of sweeteners, like high fructose corn syrup.

Corn being cut down and put into a bin

Wheat is used in many foods that we eat

Rice growing on a farm in the U.S.

Cotton being processed, this machine takes the thorns/seeds out of the fluffy white cotton

-This video explains what Agronomists do all year round. And what is like to work as as an Agronomist.

Sources: https://www.ers.usda.gov/topics/crops/

https://www.bls.gov/ooh/management/farmers-ranchers-and-other-agricultural-managers.htm#tab-6
  • To become a farmer, rancher or an agricultural manager you at least need a high school diploma. Since farming and management has become more complex farmers have needed a higher education like an associates or bachelors degree in agricultural.

Credits:

Created with images by tpsdave - "tractor grain mixer rural" • Jonathan Combe (Thank you for 400,000 views!) - "In the wheat fields." • SoilScience.info - "Snapbean production at Open Grounds Farm in the blacklands of North Carolina (14)" • UnitedSoybeanBoard - "Corn Fields" • FromSandToGlass - "Harvest" • orangeaurochs - "Wheat" • D-Stanley - "Rice Field near Wonsan" • USDAgov - "k5925-12"

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