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.