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Geography agriculture

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  • 1. GEOGRAPHY AGRICULTURE
  • 2. AGRICULTURE AS PRIMARY INDUSTRY• INDUSTRY = ACTIVITIES THAT PEOPLE CARRY OUT TO PRODUCE GOODS/SERVICES• TYPES OF INDUSTRY: Primary, Secondary, Tertiary• Primary industry: activities that make use of Earth’s natural resources• E.g. Agriculture, fishing, mining, forestry
  • 3. WHAT IS AGRICULTURE?• Farming• Cultivation of crops and rearing of animals for food/raw materials
  • 4. AGRICULTURE AS A SYSTEMInputs Processes Outputse.g. soil, rainfall e.g. water the crops e.g. fruits,land, seeds, fertilise, remove of flowers, newPesticides, weeds, maintain seeds, egg,Fertilisers crops animals
  • 5. ENDURING UNDERSTANDING• Agriculture can be classified according to a farm’s purpose, the inputs required, and the outputs generated from the processes.
  • 6. FARM’S PURPOSE• Subsistence farming*: mostly to feed themselves / immediate family. (not sold for cash)• Commercial farming*: to be sold for cash.e.g. rubber, oil palm plantations, wheat farms
  • 7. environment labour Set-up costs, machiner y, etc FARM’S INPUTS (PHYSICAL, HUMAN, CAPITAL)• Small farm + a lot of input = intensive farmingE.g. wet rice cultivation.• Large farm + few inputs = Extensive farmingE.g. Wheat farms
  • 8. FARM’S OUTPUT• Arable farming: Produces only cropsE.g. Wet Rice cultivation• Livestock farming: Only rears animals• Mixed farming: Produce both crops and animals
  • 9. THE ENDGood luck!!JIAYOUS!!!!JIAYOUS!!!!

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