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Unit 5: Agriculture and Rural Land Use

Review for Ap Human Geography.

Mandie Shankle

on 10 May 2011

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Transcript of Unit 5: Agriculture and Rural Land Use

AGRICULTURE AND RURAL LAND USE Ms.Chapman 3rd Period May 2,2011 Agriculture: The science, art, or occupation concerned with cultivating
land, raising crops, and feeding, breeding, and raising
livestock; farming. Commercial Farming:
The production of crops for sale, crops intended for
widespread distribution to wholesalers or retail outlets Slash-and-Burn:
an agricultural technique which involves
cutting and burning of forests or woodlands
to create fields. farmers whose products are intended to provide the basic needs for farmers with little surplus. watershed Dairy Farming a region or area bounded peripherally
by a divide and draining ultimately to
a particular body of water is a class of agricultural, or an animal husbandry,
enterprise, for long-term production of milk,
usually from dairy cows but also from goats and sheep,
which may be either processed on-site or transported to a
dairy factory for processing and eventual retail sale.
Subsistence Agriculture feedlot Truck Farming a plot of land on which livestock are fattened for market horticultural practice of growing one or more vegetable crops on a large scale for shipment to distant markets. QOTD Question: Farming for a large amount of products to satisfy a large amount of people is known as? Agribusiness A.Subsistence Agriculture
B.Commercial Agriculture
C.Truck Farming
D.Shifting Cultivation Answer:
A.Subsistence Agriculture
B.Commerical Agriculture
C.Truck Farming
D.Shifting Cultivation Agriculture in the U.S the planned order of specific crops
planted on the same field This map shows various
farming in the areas over the
U.S. Agriculture in Texas supplies.
Crop Rotation large-scale business operation and
may dabble in farming, processing
and manufacturing and/or the packaging
and distribution of products.

This map shows the different
types of agriculture in different
regions of the U.S. Dairy Farming in the U.S This is a map of dairy farming in the U.S. The
squares of colors show the farming areas. Von Thunen .. What is shows:
Transportation Costs
and Land Cost Theory: Von Thünen developed the basics of the theory of marginal productivity in a mathematically rigorous way, summarizing it in the formula in which

where R=land rent; Y=yield per unit of land; c=production expenses per unit of commodity; p=market price per unit of commodity; F=freight rate; m=distance to market.

The use of microorganisms, such as bacteria or yeasts, or biological substances, such as enzymes, to perform specific industrial or manufacturing processes What it is: Industrial Revoloution What this is: The Industrial Revolution was a period from the 18th to the 19th century where major changes in agriculture, manufacturing, mining, transportation, and technology had a profound effect on the socioeconomic and cultural conditions of the times. Mandie Shankle Frances Stoltz Caitlyn Springer Team Captain Hand-Out Specialist Research Coordinator The most EXPENSIVE cow in
the world was sold at $1.3
million... DANGGG! In truth, "to sweat like a pig" would mean that you do not sweat at all. Pigs have no sweat glands. In Columbia, a cow once committed murder after it stepped on a loaded rifle and shot another cow in the head. More people are killed annually by donkeys, on average, then die in plane crashes. Apples are a member of the rose family. Asparagus is a member of the Lily family. Abe Lincoln's mother died when the family dairy cow ate poisonous mushrooms and Mrs. Lincoln drank the milk. Some fun facts for you(: The END(: Just KIDDING (: LOL SMILEY FACE Now were done (: Wow... Loser:p
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