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Types of Agriculture

Agricultural Communications
Agricultural Communications

Agricultural communication (or agricultural communications) is a field that focuses on communication about agriculture-related information among agricultural stakeholders and between agricultural and non-agricultural stakeholders.

Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Economics

Agricultural economics is an applied field of economics concerned with the application of economic theory in optimizing the production and distribution of food and fibre—a discipline known as agricultural economics.

Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Economics

Agricultural economics, study of the allocation, distribution, and utilization of the resources used, along with the commodities produced, by farming. Agricultural economics plays a role in the economics of development, for a continuous level of farm surplus is one of the wellsprings of technological and commercial growth.

Agricultural Education
Agricultural Education

What is Agricultural Education? Agricultural education teaches students about agriculture, food and natural resources. Through these subjects, agricultural educators teach students a wide variety of skills, including science, math, communications, leadership, management and technology.

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Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Engineering

Agricultural Engineering is the area of engineering concerned with the design, construction and improvement of farming equipment and machinery. Agricultural engineers integrate technology with farming. For example, they design new and improved farming equipment that may work more efficiently, or perform new tasks.

Agronomy/Soils
Agronomy/Soils

Agronomy has come to encompass work in the areas of plant genetics, plant physiology, meteorology, and soil science. It is the application of a combination of sciences like biology, chemistry, economics, ecology, earth science, and genetics.

Animal Sciences
Animal Sciences

Animal Sciences. The Department of Animal Sciences is part of the College of Agriculture, and we desire to be the "place to go" for the citizens of Indiana and beyond for knowledge in animal sciences.

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Arable Farming Grows Crops, eg Wheat and Barley
Arable Farming Grows Crops, eg Wheat and Barley

Arable farming. farms growing crops (eg wheat and barley) Pastoral farming. farms raising animals (eg cows and sheep) What is mixed farming?

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Commercial Grain Farming
Commercial Grain Farming

ADVERTISEMENTS: Commercial Grain Farming: Location and Characteristics! Commercial grain farming is an extensive and mechanised form of agriculture. This is a development in the continental lands of the mid-latitudes, which were once roamed by nomadic herdsmen.

Commercial Plantations
Commercial Plantations

Plantation agriculture is a form of commercial farming where crops are grown for profit. Large land areas are needed for this type of agriculture. Countries that have plantation agriculture usually experience tropical climate with high annual temperatures and receive high annual rainfall.

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Food Sciences
Food Sciences

Overall employment of agricultural and food scientists is projected to grow 7 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment of agricultural and food scientists is projected to grow as research into agricultural production methods and techniques continues.

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Food Sciences
Food Sciences

Overall employment of agricultural and food scientists is projected to grow 7 percent from 2016 to 2026, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Employment of agricultural and food scientists is projected to grow as research into agricultural production methods and techniques continues.

source: bls.gov
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Horticulture
Horticulture

Although horticulture is generally classified as a subdivision of agriculture which deals with plant gardening, it is actually different from agriculture. It is easy to relate the two because some of the techniques employed are used interchangeably in both sciences, for instance in the cultivation of crops which is an agricultural process, many horticulture methods are employed.

Intensive Subsistence Farming
Intensive Subsistence Farming

With intensive subsistence farming, however, farmers are able to produce even more food. This allows them to produce enough food for family consumption while still having enough product for sale or exchange. Intensive farming is more common in high populous societies where the demand for food is higher.

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Livestock Ranching
Livestock Ranching

Introduction to Livestock Ranching. Livestock ranching is an important agricultural process that has a significant impact on economies all over the world.

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Mediterranean Agriculture
Mediterranean Agriculture

Mediterranean agriculture is unique because it is a mixture of diverse bio-cultural activities (both animal husbandry and crop farming) that has developed in five major world regions.

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Mixed Farming is Both Arable and Pastoral
Mixed Farming is Both Arable and Pastoral

What is mixed farming? Farming that is both arable and pastoral. Livestock. farm animals. What is a primary activity? taking raw materials from the natural environment.

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Mixed Farming is Both Arable and Pastoral
Mixed Farming is Both Arable and Pastoral

Start studying 1. Farming. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

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Nomadic Herding
Nomadic Herding

Nomadic herding is an ecological or near ecological system of agri­culture. It is carried on mainly to produce food for the family and to fulfill the needs of clothing, shelter and recreation. It is the simplest form of pastoralism. The nomadic herders are dependent on sheep, cattle, goats, camels, horses and reindeers for their livelihood.

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Shifting Cultivation
Shifting Cultivation

Shifting Cultivation, also known as slash-and-burn agriculture, is when farmers clear land by slashing vegetation and burning forests and woodlands to create clear land for agricultural purposes.

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