Agriculture project By Dylan hinkle

What was the first agricultural revolution? Known as the Neolithic revolution. Occurred between 10,000 BC and 2000 BC and they gathered and farmed.had more food than hunting animals.

wheat was the first crops

What was the second agricultural revolution? 1700s late 1800s is when it occurred and development of new technology's and it helped because than they didn't need that many people working on the farm.

one of the machines that helped

What was the third agricultural revolution? also called green revolution that occurred in the 1970s through 1980s and improve crop performances so that they can make more with the same amount of seeds and the introductions of genetically modified organisms

this is a modern day tractor

What are genetically modified organisms(GMO)? it is the result of a laboratory process where genes from the DNA of one species are extracted and artificially forced into the genes of an unrelated plant or animal.Pros for GMO's resistance to insects,tolerance to herbicides,tolerance for heat,cold, and drought,crop yield. Cons of GMO Allergies,Antibiotic resistance,Cancer

Explain the difference between subsistence, sustainable, and commercial farming.subsistence farming is the farmer makes enough for him and his family only. sustainable is production of food, fiber, or other plant or animal products using farming techniques that protect the environment, public health, human communities, and animal welfare.commercial farming In commercial Farming crops are grown and animals are reared for sale in the market, that is, for commercial purposes.

4 fun facts on agriculture. Total global cropland amounts to roughly 1.5 billion hectares. Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) make up more than 11% of all cropland in the world.In 2012, 17 million farmers in 28 countries planted 170 million hectares of biotech crops.Research suggests that the increased use of herbicide designed to work with GMOs (and vice versa) are starting to create “superweeds” that resist chemicals.The Dust Bowl forced tens of thousands of farmers, known as Oakies, to leave their farms. The Dust Bowl exodus was the largest migration in American history.

Credits:

Created with images by Unsplash - "corn maize cob" • https://goo.gl/VXRuo5 - "Wheat" • shaunstothard - "tractor old rusty" • Peter Mooney - "Edward Cosgrave Memorial Tractor Run 2014 - Longwood, Co. Meath, Ireland"

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