The Second Agricultural Revolution
This revolution was the result of the benefits from the Industrial Revolution, occurring between 1700 to 1900 in developed countries. The Industrial Revolution paved way for technological purposes for agriculture to increase production and distribution of products. At this point in time, any given field was now doubled or even tripled in size, but with the same amount of labor and that was because technology made bigger fields easier to manage. The impact of the increase in productivity was felt heavily on a local and global scale because of the sharp population growth. many less developed countries are still in the Second Agricultural Revolution.
Third Agricultural Revolution
This revolution occurred in the later half of the 20th century and focused on the advancement of crops, making them bigger and better. Biotechnology clashed with farming and eventually grew to be a staple in most every farm. Grapes are bigger and sweeter and strawberries are redder. Biotechnology and genetic engineering are responsible for GMO's, genetically modified organisms. This revolutions is also responsible for the increase in chemical fertilizers making farms free of most weeds, bugs and rodents. Now when looking at modern day farming