Hawk Hook 1/25. Have answers ready for Question 7. Get ready for the Human Geography in Action. Sit with 1 or AT MOST 2 partners Log onto the internet using FireFox (on the student menu) Search: Human Geography in Action Make the 1 st Choice: “Wiley:…4 th Edition”
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Its Development, Diffusion, and Cultural and Environmental Effects
Raise animals or grow crops for sale off the farm
Not much direct sale to consumers
1/10th of workers farm
High Tech machines allow fewer people to do the work
Scientifically modified crops
How these advances help with quality and quantity?
Mechanization allowed for large farms
98% Family Owned and operated
1.4% of US Farms account for 48% of agricultural sales
Fewer farmers today but more farmland than previously
Prime Agricultural Land disappearing (reading)
In complete sentences explain the different agricultural techniques employed by MDCs and LDCs in terms of purpose of agriculture, mechanization, and the size of their farms.
Climate and Agriculture
Agriculture, Market, and Distance
Overproduction in Commercial Farming
Sustainable Agriculture in the MDCs
Four Strategies for increasing Food Supply and the problems with each