4. types of farming systems

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4. types of farming systems

  1. 1. Types of farming systems<br />You should understand that there are many different types of farming system around the world <br />You should have case studies of how different farm systems around the world function and vary<br />You should use and apply the human and physical factors in a located context<br />
  2. 2. Types of farming – some case studies<br />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.<br />The areas;<br />Tropical commercial Plantation agriculture in Malaysia<br />Extensive commercial pastoralism in the Pampas<br /> Irrigation agriculture in the Nile Valley<br />Intensive subsistence farming in the Ganges Valley<br />Intensive commercial mixed agriculture in the Netherlands<br />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<br />
  3. 3. What limitations or problems are there with this map?<br />
  4. 4. The factors affecting farming types.<br />Short presentations.<br />Farming types – what types are there? <br />Around the world agriculture maps - For each type of farming in Waugh pages 438 to 447:<br />How does it work?<br />What technology is available? <br />What are the major influences? – diamond ranking.<br />Case study and location.<br />
  5. 5. Odd One Out review<br />Temperature, Inheritance, Slope<br />Arable, Commercial, Pastoral<br />Technology, Government, farm size<br />Ploughing, GM crops, Nitrate fertiliser<br />Lots of labour, capital intensive, extensive<br />

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