2 edition of Agriculture, the land, and education found in the catalog.
Agriculture, the land, and education
David C. Jones
Written in English
|Statement||by David Charles Jones.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 455 leaves ;|
|Number of Pages||455|
In this Policy Guide, good agricultural land is referred to as "Important Agricultural Land," which has been defined in the Farmland Preservation Policy Act of as consisting of either prime agricultural land, unique agricultural land, or other agricultural land that is of statewide or local importance. The Office of Partnerships & Public Engagement partners with private sector companies, higher education institutions, and youth-serving organizations to promote the role of school-based agricultural education in motivating and preparing young people to pursue careers in the agriculture, food, and natural resources systems.
Minnesota farmers enjoyed a period of prosperity in the s that continued through World War I. Encouraged by the US government to increase production, farmers took out loans to buy more land and invest in new equipment. As war-torn countries recovered, the demand for US exports fell, and land values and prices for commodities dropped. This book provides useful information about Urban Agriculture, which includes the production of crops in small to large lots, vertical production on walls, windows, rooftops, urban gardens, farmer's markets, economic models of urban gardening, peri-urban agricultural systems, and spatial planning and evolution of the land uses.
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Department of Agriculture. Agriculture is the science and art of cultivating plants and livestock. Agriculture was the key development in the rise of sedentary human civilization, whereby farming of domesticated species created food surpluses that enabled people to live in cities.
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“The word agriculture, after all, does not mean "agriscience," much less "agribusiness." It means "cultivation of land." And cultivation is at the root of the sense both of culture and of cult. The ideas of tillage and worship are thus joined in culture. And these words all come from an Indo-European root meaning both "to revolve" and "to dwell.".
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Agriculture: The utilization of biological processes on farms to produce food and other products useful and necessary to man. Both a “way of life” and a “means of life” for the people involved in.
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Land is the common ground of shelter, sustenance, feed for animals, fiber, timber, and some sources of energy, as well as the direct source of livelihood for billions of people.
The book contains six chapters, each focusing on a particular topic. The first chapter, “General conditions for cultivation of crops”, talks about the basic needs of farmers and farming sector, by providing basic knowledge on Good Agricultural Practices (GAP), enhancing the awareness of farmers on critical factors.
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