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What is Agriscience?         The Science of Living         Things
Better Living Through Research What role will you play in the challenging task of producing the food and fiber that will ...
Better Living Through Research Agriscience  has changed the comfort,  convenience, and safety of people today. In the Un...
Definitions Agriculture vs. Agriscience Agriculture/Agribusiness and Renewable  Natural Resources  –   Refers to the bro...
Jobs in Agriculture 12 % production agriculture (farming or  ranching) 88% non farm / non ranch (sales, research,  proce...
What is Agriculture?
Terms to Define   renewable natural resources      animal science technology   Technology                        crop ...
Agriscience Around Us   Agriscience and technologies have changed food    and fiber production from hand labor to highly ...
Agriscience Around Us Irrigation           transformed the great dust bowl of  the American West into the “bread basket”....
Possible Careers to Research Agriscientist
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What is agriscience

  1. 1. What is Agriscience? The Science of Living Things
  2. 2. Better Living Through Research What role will you play in the challenging task of producing the food and fiber that will be required by future generations?
  3. 3. Better Living Through Research Agriscience has changed the comfort, convenience, and safety of people today. In the United States, 9.9% of our wages are spend on food. – Other nations spend more than half Scientistshave discovered new ways to produce greater amounts of food and fiber from 1 acre of agricultural land.
  4. 4. Definitions Agriculture vs. Agriscience Agriculture/Agribusiness and Renewable Natural Resources – Refers to the broad range of activities in agriculture
  5. 5. Jobs in Agriculture 12 % production agriculture (farming or ranching) 88% non farm / non ranch (sales, research, processing, education, plant and animal health) Technology plays an important part in agriculture
  6. 6. What is Agriculture?
  7. 7. Terms to Define renewable natural resources  animal science technology Technology  crop science industrial technology  soil science high technology  Biotechnology Agribusiness  integrated pest management Aquaculture  organic food agricultural engineering  water resources Turf  environment
  8. 8. Agriscience Around Us Agriscience and technologies have changed food and fiber production from hand labor to highly mechanized. The average farmer produces enough food for about 144 people. Agriculture is a GLOBAL industry. The United State imports and exports many products daily. – Flowers  South American, Bulbs  Holland, Meat  Argentina – Lumber  U.S to Japan returns as plywood
  9. 9. Agriscience Around Us Irrigation transformed the great dust bowl of the American West into the “bread basket”. Journalism and Communications Radio and Television “Saturday Morning Topics” – Sally Cunningham – Channel 4 News on Sunday
  10. 10. Possible Careers to Research Agriscientist

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