Agriculture Jackson Melquist

The Neolithic Revolution was the first agriculture revolution. It occurred in 8,000 BCE. Humans discovered how to farm. Food sources became more reliable and humans could store their food. This is wheat one of the first foods.

The Industrial revolution occurred in 1760 -1820. This revolution made farming go from all animals to start using machines.

This is an advancement in farming.

The green revolution was during the late 1930 - 1960. The production of more crops. Crops were high yield.

People started growing more crops.

Gmo: is any organism whose genetic material has been altered using genetic engineering techniques. Gmo food grows faster and bigger. Pros: resistance to insects, tolerance to herbicides, tolerance for heat, cold, or drought, and crop yield. Cons: allergies, proteins shrunk in the foods, and antibiotic resistance.

Commercial farming involves raising crops and livestock to sell for a profit. Commercial farming is done on a large scale. Sustainable farming is farming while being economically friendly.

Fun Facts: 1. The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds. 2. The average dairy cow produces seven gallons of milk a day, 2,100 pounds of milk a month, and 46,000 glasses of milk a year. 3. There are 47 different breeds of sheep in the U.S. 4. The heaviest turkey ever raised weighed 86 pounds, about the size of an average third-grader.

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