The diverse fish population in West African rivers boasts fascinating species from the tiniest fish to the West African manatee. Between freshwater fish to the muddier river spots, the species change along with the watery environment. Hundreds of species can be found throughout West Africa.
The characteristics of pastoral farming are unique to the culture where the farming occurs. Nomadic cultures are nomadic precisely because they are pastoral while established farming communities are stationary because they have developed systems to keep their animals healthy in captivity.
Sharecropping was a part of mainstream farming in the United States from the Civil War to the beginning of World War II. What types of crops did sharecroppers plant? Poor families made a subsistence living by sharecropping cotton, grain and other crops.
Overfishing of bluefin tuna to support a high demand for their prized flesh has seen this fishery collapse in recent years. Bluefin tuna population trends show a steady decline in stocks worldwide. Why has this happened, will the bluefin tuna go extinct or can we save this species?
The high cost of creating the necessary structures for vertical farming can only be offset by intensive use of the structures so the costs can be distributed. Better controls over climatic conditions and decreased risks of crop failure can be achieved by vertical farming.
Food waste in the United States is generated by institutions, restaurants, supermarkets and households. Food waste takes up a lot of space in landfills and creates greenhouse gases. Many programs are in place to limit food waste. Donating food to soup kitchens is one way of reducing food waste.
Learning about the history of agriculture in America is far more interesting and complex than most realize. Here we will provide you with the key points and events that have shaped America’s agricultural history.
The main issue addressed in developing traceability for food supply systems is to maintain uniformity of information & bar codes used by all US food suppliers. There is also the need to be at one with global standards to ensure global acceptability & to win back consumer’s trust for food safety.
When reviewing the agriculture facts about the United States, specific trends can be identified which show how the market has changed and influenced trends in the farming industry. From health concerns to environmental issues, agriculture has evolved to reflect today’s culture.
The economic impact of sustainable agriculture shows the benefits of finding solutions which benefit both society and the environment. Awareness can enlighten people that there are ways to grow economically without destroying resources.
The types of conservation show how society can affect the state of the environment. They also demonstrate how individual action can make an impact which can mitigate some of the negative effects of development and pollution.
What is the effect of saltwater on plant growth? Plants need salt to complete necessary chemical processes. However, too much salt can have a negative impact on the plant’s appearance, hydration and growth.
A discussion of how agriculture is affordable reveals how this industry can operate at capacity while reducing its environmental impact. The affordability of farming involves an assessment of its economic, environmental, and other impacts in addition to its profit margin.
Have a closer look at the fish ecology through this article & know where their communities could likely exist. As we explore the ecological importance of fish & other marine organisms, we will realize how our excessive demands have led to the destruction of their ecosystem. Find out how & why…
China has come a long way in almost all sectors in a very short time. Agriculture remains the main industry, with the majority of its population engaged in farming. What are the changes in agriculture in China, and what steps is the Chinese government taking to make agriculture stronger?