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Agriculture

aGriculture

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What is Agriculture? The growing of crops or raising animals for human use or consumption.
Describe how grain and Mediterranean farming work
Describe how livestock ranching works
Describe the impact of population growth on countries dependent on subsistence agriculture
Describe Ester Boserup’s thesis regarding population growth and agricultural expansion
Explain the dilemma that farmers in developing countries face in balancing food and cash crop production
Discuss the causes and impact of drug trafficking
Explain the impact of overproduction in developed countries, and describe methods used to curb the causes and effects of overproduction in these countries
Describe von Thunen’s agricultural model and explain how it helps us understand the geographical arrangement of commercial agriculture
Describe the green revolution
Explain the controversies surrounding genetically modified foods
Analyze positive and negative impacts of aquaculture
Discuss issues involving agriculture and environmental sustainability
Describe metes and bounds, long-lot, and township-and-range survey systems.
Explain the impact of each of the above systems on the cultural landscape
Explain the origins of the township-and-range and long-lot systems
Differentiate between clustered/nucleated, dispersed, and linear settlement patterns
Created by: evanhamilton283