4. types of farming systemsPresentation Transcript
Types of farming systems You should understand that there are many different types of farming system around the world You should have case studies of how different farm systems around the world function and vary You should use and apply the human and physical factors in a located context
Types of farming – some case studies You are to conduct some research into the following farming types for a short (3 minute!) presentation to the rest of the group. Your presentation should be accompanied by a hand out for everybody to use to revise from. The areas; Tropical commercial Plantation agriculture in Malaysia Extensive commercial pastoralism in the Pampas Irrigation agriculture in the Nile Valley Intensive subsistence farming in the Ganges Valley Intensive commercial mixed agriculture in the Netherlands For each you will need not more than 3 slides on where it is, how the farming functions as a system, and which major human and physical factors affect the systems, how it affects food supply and production. – Time allowed 25 Minutes
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The factors affecting farming types. Short presentations. Farming types – what types are there? Around the world agriculture maps - For each type of farming in Waugh pages 438 to 447: How does it work? What technology is available? What are the major influences? – diamond ranking. Case study and location.
Odd One Out review Temperature, Inheritance, Slope Arable, Commercial, Pastoral Technology, Government, farm size Ploughing, GM crops, Nitrate fertiliser Lots of labour, capital intensive, extensive