Agriculture changes by dallas casey

The First Agricultural Revolution, also known as the Neolithic Revolution, is the transformation of human societies from hunting and gathering to farming. This transition occurred worldwide between 10,000 BC and 2000 BC, with the earliest known developments taking place in the Middle East.

The crops that were grown were corn and sunflowers.

agricultural benefited from the Industrial revolution, causing the Second Agricultural Revolution.

the 2 revolutions occurred from 1700 to 1900 in developed countries.

used technology provided by the Industrial Revolution to increase production and distribution of products.

fields were now doubled or tripled in size but still the same amount of labor.

this increased in productivity and allowed population to increase on both a local and a global scale.

many less developed countries are still in the Second Agricultural Revolution.

the third agricultural revolution was in the later half of 20th century.

corresponded with the exponential growth occurring around the world, a direct result of the third agricultural revolution and its profound effect on Europe's ability to feed itself.

included biotechnology and genetic engineering.

also involves increase in chemical fertilizers.

mass production of agricultural goods.

A GMO is an organism whose genome has been altered by the techniques of genetic engineering so that its DNA contains one or more genes not normally found there. Note: A high percentage of food crops, such as corn and soybeans, are genetically modified.

On this page it talks about farming and the 3 agricultural revolutions, which are when a colony creates things to make farming easier. It talk about GMOs, which are genetically modified organisms.

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Created with images by Richard Hurd - "Midwest 7-25-2011 008" • Jangra Works - "A Farming Equipment at Mount Abu" • Unsplash - "agriculture farming field" • Ted Van Pelt - ""John Deere"" • Mostly Dans - "John Deere 9400T" • auntmasako - "farmland plow tractor"

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