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Chapter 2 Lesson 2

Social Studies

The business of growing crops adn raising animals. Agriculture
Chemicals and manue farmers add to soil to make it richer. Fertilizer
Good for growing crops. Fertile
The use of ditches or pipes to bring water to fields. Irrigation
A layer of rock or gravel that traps water underground Aquifer
Farm animals such as hogs, cows, and chickens. Livestock
The number of days in a year when the weather is warm enough for crops to grow. Growing Season
Turns crops and animal products into the foods your find in boxes, bags, bottles, and jars in the store. Food Processing
An area in Northwestern Ohio drained for farming. Tomatoes, cucumbers and celery are grown here. Black Swamp
Name three crops grown in the "Black Swamp". Tomatoes, Celery, Cucumbers
Name the five parts of agriculture: 1) Growing Crops 2) Raising Animals 3) Food Processing 4) Equipment 5) Chemicals
Name four things needed for successful farming: 1) Fertile Soil 2) Climate 3) Water 4) People
Fertile soil, water, people and climate are four things needed for what? Successful Farming
Growing Crops, Raising Animals, Equipment, Chemicals, and Food Processing are the 5 parts of what? Agriculture
Name three ways farming has changed. 1)There are fewer family owned farms. 2)Equipment and land became too expensive. 3)Farms are now bigger and owned by big companies.
Name two ways agriculture helps our economy. 1) Provides jobs. 2) Provides food for us to buy.
Created by: kimellis